A note from the editor

By Jordan Sapir

As ironic as it may seem, expats are synonymous with retreating home for the holidays. Some fail to realise that although many expats are partnered with other expats, we’re not all in a mutually expatriate family. For those of us, myself included who are in relationships with Germans and other nationalities, inevitably means — staying in our home away from home for the holidays. Continue reading “A note from the editor”

Keep Calm and Ski with the Kids

By Ceri Temple

Even if you were an avid skier before having kids and are dying to get back to the slopes to share the winter love with your little ones, do the logistics of a ski day suddenly become ten-times as complicated as it previously was and you start to question if this is something you did for pleasure? Continue reading “Keep Calm and Ski with the Kids”

Christmas Glamour in 3 Minutes using only 3 products

By Noleen Sliney

Just because you’ve got a million and two things to do this holiday season, it doesn’t mean you still can’t take some time for yourself to look and feel fabulous. These 3 tips are so easy and they less than 3 minutes to do. And in fact, these tips can be also be incorporated into your everyday routine going forward. So let’s get started.

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Pumpkin spice up your life

By Laura Kohler

Love it or hate it: it’s fall, which means it’s pumpkin spice time! Made famous originally by the eponymous Starbucks latte, it’s now used to flavor all manner of products. Everything from Cheerios to Baileys, to wine, yogurt and even marshmallow Peeps are being produced with “pumpkin spice” flavor. But what is it really? Continue reading “Pumpkin spice up your life”

5 ways to get the old you back

By Jordan Sapir

#1. Stop trying to go back to the, “old you”
She’s long gone sister. Gone are the days of dancing on table tops and boozy brunches. Girls trips and happy hour will never be the same. They will be better. Start cherishing your alone time. Take advantage of time with your girlfriends and partner. They will be few and far in between, but they will be priceless. Continue reading “5 ways to get the old you back”

Dirndl Dos and Don’ts

By Georgia Chapman

It’s that time of year again – Oktoberfest is days away and the Dirndl will be making its annual appearance all over the city. You will see short ones, long ones, medium-length ones, low cut, high cut – you name it. But despite the variations on style, there are a few rules one should know about before donning this traditional attire. Continue reading “Dirndl Dos and Don’ts”