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Bank On It: International Banking For Immigrants

When the idea of moving overseas became serious, I, of course, had fantasies of multiple bank accounts spread around the world.  Perhaps we could even find a use for a Swiss bank account.  But the reality of arranging functional banking … Continue reading

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A Look at Dublin Expat Life After Three Months

After living in Dublin for only a month, I had the temerity to post a list of five things I hated about living in Dublin and Ireland.  Two months on, I have three times the perspective I had at that … Continue reading

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How to Plan an International Move

WARNING: Service Post Now that the last of our stuff has arrived almost entirely intact, I feel good about moving this topic perpetually off of the “upcoming” list and talking about the what, how, and a few of the horrors … Continue reading

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Renting in Ireland: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

At the tail end of twenty-fours hours that included a transatlantic flight, learning to drive on the left, and a hasty (but not tasty) lunch, we knocked on two wrong doors, and finally found the first apartment on our list … Continue reading

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