One of the most difficult aspects of leading an international lifestyle is having to leave family behind. In this increasingly globalized world, how do people cope when they find themselves living far away from an aging loved-one or relative in need of care?
22 Mar 2016 | Remko van der Zwart - LoonZorg
6 May 2014 | Laila Borrie
Healthcare is a subject that is almost always discussed among the International community. Along with education and living standards, it is one of the prime considerations that influence decisions about moving to a new country, and about whether to stay.
28 May 2013 | ACCESS
Translating a book from Dutch to English is no easy feat, especially when Dutch isn’t your native language. When the opportunity arose for me to translate a book by Dr. Henk Fransen, I was ecstatic. This book had come to mean so much to me after my diagnosis of breast cancer in 2007.
4 Mar 2013 | Sally Squirrell
Running is big news in the Netherlands, races are always popular and garner a big turn but there's good news, there are plenty of runs to participate in.
24 Feb 2013 | Christine Fischer
Anyone can get homesick. It is a normal response to missing familiar surroundings. You can feel homesick on your first day of school, on your first day of work, or even if you're on vacation. You can certainly feel homesick when you're an expat, an immigrant or asylum seeker. However, it is a feeling that can be managed.
24 Feb 2013 | Sally Squirrell
'One man went to mow, went to mow his meadow'... and ended up mowing his moustache instead…. yes, it’s Movember.
24 Feb 2013 | ACCESS
As a member of ACCESS’s Cancerlink team, I was excited to meet the people behind this project. Having had a personal experience with breast cancer, the idea of this couple creating a retreat for people who have or have had cancer spoke directly to my heart.