For a total of six years, my wife and I lived and worked in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia may be a small and somewhat remote country, but the capital is fairly cosmopolitan, with a high … Read the rest “Learning the ins and outs of a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
Usually, when it comes to getting people to show up to an event, one thinks of things like fliers, posters, word-of-mouth, and telephone calls.
However, in our last year here in Mostar, we’ve had 2 events attended by 100+ people, … Read the rest “How a minister used Facebook to get 100 people to show up for an event. TWICE.”
To understand my situation, you should know a bit about children.
Kids are great. I have three of them. Many expats say that children are the single greatest way to break into the local community and meet people. If you … Read the rest “Don’t Separate, Assimilate: Thoughts on Getting Your Kids in School as a Foreigner”