Meeting expats


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Intercultural Family Personal Travel

How Meeting Expats Will Change Your Life

By on July 26, 2016

As you may have seen in my Instagram feed, after two weeks of landing in Mumbai I got an invitation to an Internations event. I had registered since last year as I wanted to understand the scene before I got here. 
I thought it would be fun meeting expats but…

resilience kids' fascinating ability to adapt


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Intercultural Parenting Personal

Resilience: kids’ fascinating ability

By on July 19, 2016

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about resilience. Is it really about happiness or just acceptance? Is it made of strength or willpower? Adaptability or immersion?
I know for sure that it’s the opposite of denial, refusal and rejection.

My Own Test: Leaving My Past Behind
Leaving my house (to be more…

flying with emirates


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Intercultural Family Reviews Travel

Flying with Emirates and the Melodramatic Luggage Situation

By on July 5, 2016

So after the 2 month madness (details in this and this post) we finally took the much anticipated flight JFK-DBX-BOM.
Flying with Emirates for the first time was an amazing experience!
For JFK-DBX (almost 13 hour flight) we were in the huge Airbus A380. For DBX-BOM (just a 3 hour…

Moving abroad to India


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Personal Travel

16,000 km later…

By on June 21, 2016

Hello from the other side of the world!

I will do my best to catch up on everything that has happened in these months of absence!
Basically I packed 9 bags, got rid of everything else we owned, traveled to New York for a week and moved across the world to…

Guadalajara / Mumbai

I'm a well-rounded Mexican girl, who became Indian by serendipity. My dream is to share my story and crazy experience in an intercultural family! I hope to provide you with lots of struggle-sparing, life-inspiring, India-demystifying happy tips!