Author page: Katia Vlachos

Welcome to Breaking Free

Welcome to Breaking Free

Well, hello there! I’m delighted to introduce to you my new baby – it’s a blog I’m launching called Breaking Free. Breaking Free from what? I’m glad you asked. But before I get into the what, let me tell you about the why behind this blog. Breaking Free has been in the making for a long time, and it reflects…

Resolutions and Intentions

Resolutions and Intentions

I’ve come to love this time of year – the transition from one year to the next. It’s my chance to take time to reflect on where I’ve been and what I’ve accomplished (or not) in the past twelve months, and decide what I want to accomplish in the coming year. Many people I know argue that New Year’s is…

Gift Guide for Expats

Gift Guide for Expats

…or some of the stuff that helps me navigate expat life If you’re running late in getting Christmas presents, you’re definitely in good company. Here’s some food for thought (and gifts!) for the expat(s) in your life. You might decide to include some of those in your own letter to Santa 🙂 Note: This is not a sponsored post and I’m…

12 Gifts For My Children

12 Gifts For My Children

A few weeks ago, I suggested to my children that we take a trip over the holidays, rather than stay at home. To my surprise, they unanimously shot down the idea, because “Christmas is all about traditions and that means being at home with family.” Given how hard I’ve been working to instill in my children the importance of family…

Santa Fe Relocation Sponsors ‘A Great Move’

Santa Fe Relocation Sponsors ‘A Great Move’

Interview with Neil Bothams, CEO, Europe & APAC, Santa Fe Relocation I am pleased to announce my partnership with global relocation company Santa Fe Relocation for the launch of A Great Move: Surviving and Thriving in Your Expat Assignment. In this interview, Neil Bothams, CEO Europe & APAC, Santa Fe Relocation, talks about what drove this partnership – in particular, the…