• celebrate halloween as a foreigner

    How I’ve learned to celebrate Halloween! About settling into a new country successfully

    Settling into a new country can be a tricky thing. There are so many ideas on how to successfully adapt to your new environment, but I believe it’s more of a personal choice. We moved from Romania to the UK three years ago and what struck me the most was the way time seemed to have a different value. It’s like England was trapped in a different time and space dimension because people were incredibly calm and slow. Everything, from queueing (which sometimes takes forever!), to having a conversation with a stranger, goes too slowly (in my opinion, obviously). And you know what? I LOVE it! I come from a country where everything is speeding up. Things are happening fast. Act…