This week we’re sharing our top tips for finding a place to call home abroad!
Abi AK discusses landlords and absurd rooms in Dubai, and Maame B shares tales of single beds in penthouses and the importance of AC in Melbourne! They also lament over the non-starter that is Brexit and the importance of asking for help!
Image credit: Beach House by Symbolon from the Noun Project
I’ve had one big “First Step” goal since I moved to Melbourne; get a place in the city and live there. It sounds simple but as it turns out, it’s not. Because no matter what country or city you live in, there will always be people trying to convince you that the garbage-hole they’re selling, is actually just a mansion-in-the-making, but you’re just not trying hard enough to see it. To this I say “pah!” and “pfft” because quite frankly, I’m tired of house hunting and words have escaped me.
Continue reading “Making moves”
It’s the end of the month (almost) and never have I been so excited to reach the end of anything before, desperate to see my bank balance return to a level of respectability again! Plus what a month it’s been.
Continue reading “The end of procrastination”
I am a prolific procrastinator. That’s what I have discovered about myself this week. I mean I get stuff done, but like, really, really late. However I suspect it’s something more than just “I’ve decided to be unproductive this April”. So some navel gazing is probably required.
Continue reading “#Mondaymotivation engaged”
This morning I saw six pairs of shoes in the hallway. They weren’t neatly lined up, but they were together in a group, possibly talking about me but I can’t be sure. Regardless, I quickly realised that I lived in a community of people. Somehow I have gradually been sucked into a cohabitation/ commune situation and I wasn’t sure that there would be a way out.
Continue reading “Too many shoes”