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How to Buy a House in Silicon Valley – Part One

My husband and I started to look for a house a few months before leaving Italy. We got in contact with a Realtor who asked us a lot of questions on what we were looking for: from price range, to … Continue reading

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What does Skype mean to you?

In 2002 I first started to use VOIP technology with Yahoo messenger – 12 years ago. I met my boyfriend, later husband in 2002, in South Africa and had to return to England to complete my studies. You can imagine, … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Palm – A Community for Women

  I’ve been living here in the Peninsula for nearly two years now, and I’m still discovering new things every week. This weeks’ discovery was ‘Deborah’s Palm’. A fellow CCIS volunteer at Stanford pointed me in their direction. I met … Continue reading

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Culture shock coming home?

When you are planning to go abroad for any length of time, you probably expect to experience some degree of culture shock when you arrive in your new city. Your mode of transportation may change. You’ll probably have to find … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading for arriving in California

I am sitting at home remembering the days when we had to decide where to live for the next 2 years. Was it the US or Germany or South Africa? We eventually decided to move to California. As mentioned in … Continue reading

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