Expat vs Immigrant

I was reading this mornings grouping of “new posts” and came across one of the travel blogs I subscribe to. The lady who was writing it described herself as an “expat”. This sent off little bells in my head reminding me that I had this draft sitting here for well over a month.  Continue reading


#atozchallenge – Xalapa

For today’s post I had to get just a little bit creative. I looked at the website that listed all the capital cities of countries and wasn’t happy with the selection for X, mostly because there aren’t any countries that have a capital city that starts with X. I went a little off the grid to get my city today which is: Xalapa, the capital city of Veracruz, a state in Mexico.  Continue reading