Am I? Yeap. I am an expat. An expat chica!

I have been an expat most of my life. Before I even knew the meaning of the word “expatriate”. And serial to be more specific. For some strange reason, it only just recently dawned on me. Labels may be restrictive but when used for good, can be liberating and empowering. So...Yay! My name is Paola … Continue reading Am I? Yeap. I am an expat. An expat chica!

When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

I am a big fan of inspirational quotes. Back in early 2012, as I was making preparations to move to Sydney yet harboring a few small doubts (variations of "Am I doing the right thing?" mostly), a friend sent me this one (which has been usually attributed to Goethe). It was one of the coolest, … Continue reading When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

Now, Mendoza

Originally published in September 2009 in Argentina Mining's monthly newsletter. By Paola Rojas and Victor Bonfils In light of the mining boom Argentina is experiencing, one of the provinces that imposed a law restricting the activity is rethinking its position. During August, a piece of news much expected since 2006 was finally known: Vale – … Continue reading Now, Mendoza