When you move to a new place, it’s easy to quickly get caught up in the day to day administration of life and forget to take in your surroundings. While you might not want to do the whole tourist thing, it’s still worth checking out a few local attractions.If you’re in Europe, for example, you might want to take a look around these distilleries. In Portugal, be sure to try these ten traditional foods. And if you’re in Dublin, here are some scenic train trips you can take to see other parts of Ireland.
Of course, you might not have decided where you’d like to move to yet. If you’re from the USA, here are the most popular destinations with your fellow Americans. Here’s why you might enjoy living in Berlin. And here’s how to get on the right side of Italy’s North-South divide.
Speaking of Italy, columnist June Finnigan tells us about the recent earthquakes in Tuscany and how she’s been getting along.
This week we can also introduce a new Expat Focus columnist: Sally Hilton, a psychologist who has been writing about how to deal with loneliness as an expat.
Interested in becoming an Expat Focus columnist? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
If you don’t have time to write a monthly column, perhaps you’d like to submit an Expat Experience. These are interviews with expats living all around the world; this week, we spoke to Susanna Perkins in Las Tablas, Panama.