Mum and photographer Raquel Ferreirinha, who moved from Berlin to Dublin and now lives in Italy in a house on a hill by the Adriatic sea, talks to MumAbroad about how to photograph children.
If you are moving to another country or you are doing business abroad, there are some cultural differences that you will need to take into account. Our partner Cigna Global have created this infographic that will take you through the different workplace customs around the world.
“I didn’t come this far to only come this far”. So, whatever happens, whatever it takes, and whatever means we must use, we WILL get those children out of the Jungle and into loving family homes here in Spain.
“Rather than going through the motions and just accepting things, without making an effort to change and adapt, you can embrace your inner child and get out there.”
Corinne relocated to Madrid from Brussels at the end of 2013 with her husband and 2 young boys. She has German parents, but grew up in France. Spain is the fifth country she has been living in. Passionate about color and interior design she founded Corinne Kowal Interiors in 2010.
Learning about the new culture and engaging with your new community can help children to adapt and have a smoother transition.
“For me the key is respect: respect for the families and the way they decide to raise their children, respect for the children and who they are, and respect for the pace in which every child develops.”
Granpreneur Michaela Hansen, founder of Granny Aupair, matches older ladies looking for the chance to travel, with families from around the world as ‘granny au pairs’.
Wearing a good fitting swimsuit, tankini or bikini is one of the key steps to feeling confident in your beach body. Lucy King, owner of Lottie Lencería, can help you find the perfect fit.
Having planned her own wedding on the island in 2004, Gemma Bowman relocated to Ibiza permanently to set up Ibiza Wedding, a bespoke wedding planning service. Gemma, who lives on the island with her husband and 2 children, talks to MumAbroad about relocating to Ibiza and daily life on the island.
“We wilt, and the children wilt along with us. So, to survive the long Andalucían summer you need to have some strategies for combatting el calor.”
“Sometimes life just gives you a big push to throw everything up in the air and make big changes, I like renewal it keeps me fresh and opens me up to new ideas and new avenues.”