Mia Musings is on the move again!

Seven years, four countries, three continents….and counting. We’ve barely been in Paris a year and it’s time bid this city au revoir already. I know this one came around a little too quickly, but hey, this vagabond lifestyle quite becomes us now I think! However, moving in times of a pandemic is a completely different ball game, and across borders no less. But where are … Continue reading Mia Musings is on the move again!

Life in Paris – the good, bad and the lovely

“Oh you live in Paris, that must be amazing! Such a romantic city…the cheese, the wine…and the croissants! You must be loving it!” Well, this is usually the response I get when I tell someone I live in Paris. And of course it’s to be expected. After all, Paris is touted as the most romantic city in the world with its beautiful architecture, grand boulevards, … Continue reading Life in Paris – the good, bad and the lovely

Five Things I love About Joburg

Moving to Joburg from India was not an easy decision – not with all negativity surrounding it. Chat forums, expat articles and news reports painted a city that was dark, full of crime and dangerous. However, against all odds, K and I decided to relocate in 2012. And now looking back, I am so glad that we did. This vibrant, colorful city is full of … Continue reading Five Things I love About Joburg

Of Goodbyes and Farewells…the hardest part of an expat life

Contrary to popular belief, goodbyes are never easy for any expat, even for the most seasoned ones who have spent their entire lives hopping from one country to another. While expats might be used to farewells, it’s still hard to bid goodbye to the friendships forged and the place that was home for the past few years. K and I have been getting a taste of our first … Continue reading Of Goodbyes and Farewells…the hardest part of an expat life