Home Sweet Where?

Home Sweet Where?

The Repat Journey Interview Series Part II In my Repat Journey Interview Series I’ve been speaking to many people on their individual return journey to their homeland. Based on the stories of my interviewees, it seems clear that more employers need to incorporate...
Vanessa’s 5 V Model of Repatriation

Vanessa’s 5 V Model of Repatriation

A reverse culture shock model Have you ever wondered what it’s like for expats who return home and become repats after working abroad? When expat assignments end, the assignee is often not prepared for the “reverse” culture shock that is about to happen to them, both...
When you’re held hostage to hygge

When you’re held hostage to hygge

A couple of years ago, the Danish word hygge took the global home and lifestyle market by storm. I’d imagine this bemused the Danish – when an everyday concept suddenly hit glossy magazine covers from Elle Decoration UK to Schöner Wohnen in Germany. By golly we...