Happy Abroad Summit 2021
For a fulfilled & happy life abroad with your loved ones
Learn from global experts to
experience your happiest expat life.
Learn from global experts to experience your happiest expat life.
CONNECT WITH A GLOBAL ONLINE COMMUNITY
Learn about topics that matter
All conversations for the summit are pre-recorded and go live in the morning (CET) of the summit day. You have access to all recordings for FREE for 48 hours, until the next summit day goes live. You can get life-time access with the VIP experience.
Each conversation is around 45 minutes in length. So make sure to reserve enough time in your calendar to benefit fully from the global experts’ priceless knowledge, tips and tools!
Summit week 1
DAY 1: Monday, April 12
Navigate an International & Intercultural Life
DAY 2: Wednesday, April 14
Strengthen your Happiness Skills
DAY 3: Friday, April 16
Discover your Life Purpose & Grow your Career
Summit week 2
DAY 4: Monday, April 19
Build Deeply Connected & Intimate Relationships
DAY 5: Wednesday, April 21
Create a Thriving Family Life
DAY 6: Friday, April 23
Establish Sustainable Feel-Good Habits
12 Days * 6 themes * 20+ global experts
& an amazing community
12 Days * 6 themes * 20+ global experts & an amazing community
When moving to a new country, at first we are super excited. We look forward to amazing experiences together with our loved ones and to exploring new places.
And then reality hits. Actually living abroad, establishing a daily life in which we thrive and are happy, becomes more of a challenge than we had initially expected.
My name is Franziska, and I created this summit as a go-to resource for international individuals, couples and families, who feel overwhelmed, frustrated and stuck in their life abroad.
Global experts share their knowledge, tips and tricks on what it takes to create a happy & fulfilled life abroad.
Day 1: Navigate an international & intercultural life
When moving abroad, everything seems like an adventure at first. But then reality hits, and we realise that this is not the same as a vacation. How do we feel welcome, at home and happy in this new environment, when faced with so many unfamiliar habits and patterns? Maybe we don’t even speak the local language? The amazing contributors on day 1 share their knowledge and tools on how to make the international & intercultural lifestyle a success for everyone involved.
Intercultural Communication Trainer
Wife, Mother & Entrepreneur
Christina Kapaun &
Founders of the Group Coaching ARRIVING
Day 2: Strengthen your happiness skills
Happiness doesn’t magically come to some, and not to others. It is a choice and requires certain skills. Global experts are sharing their expertise on which skills are required and how to nurture them.
Global Happiness Coach
Self-Love Coach & Boudoir Photographer
Expat Happiness Coach
Day 3: Discover your life purpose & grow your career
Losing sight of your personal and professional ambitions in life, is a big challenge in international moves. Especially if your motivation for moving is love. Hear which tips & tools experts in this field have to share on how to get back on track and regain a sense of identity, purpose and goals.
Women’s Magnificence Coach
Clarity Coach & Creator of Move Forward
Jannie Skov-Hansen &
Authors of the International Career Couple Handbook
"There is nothing like the summit"
Day 4: Build deeply connected & intimate relationships
Happy and thriving relationships can be a challenge to begin with. Add the turmoil and chaos that comes with moving internationally, and maybe even adding several cultures into most of the relationships in your life – and the challenges multiply. What many of us experience is losing a sense of belonging.
Day 4 is all about how to create and maintain the relationships in your life that you truly desire and that make you feel that you belong.
Leadership & Communication Coach
Dr. Julia Schönbrunn
Social Network Researcher & Mapper
Blogger & Founder of My Foreign Half
Day 5: Create a thriving family life
There are so many things to consider when building an intercultural, multilingual, diverse family life. How do you help children at different ages through change? How can you support them in embracing different languages and cultures? Listen in on day 5 for essential tips on these topics.
DEI & Family Language Consultant
Cross-cultural consultant & TCK/CCK advocate
Marloes Huijsmans &
Lonneke van den Elshout
Founders of Me and My Big Move
Parent Coach – Con Cariño
Day 6: Establish sustainable feel-good habits
What to do if you are just too overwhelmed by everything that is going on, and it is hard to even get through the day?
Experts share their wisdom on how to optimize nutrition, exercise and mindset in order to experience more energy and motivation in daily life.
Author, Expat & Journaling Queen
Master KonMari Consultant
Holistic Empowerment Coach
The summit is not a one-off event.
It will have a lasting effect on your life.
My name is Franziska and I am your host at the Happy Abroad Summit.
After 15+ years in an intercultural relationship and 12+ years of living abroad, I am very familiar with the joys and challenges that come with
- living abroad
- being in an intercultural relationship
- having a circle of international friends
- raising children in a country that is not your own
- having a multilingual life
And one thing I know for sure: we cannot thrive if we feel alone in this adventure, and we do not have to!
Which is why I have gathered some of the leading global experts on different topics related to thriving in your life abroad. In the Happy Abroad Summit, they are going to share their wisdom with you.
Experiences & success stories
from the Happy Abroad Summit 2020
“In my opinion the content of the summit was well thought, diverse and great for starting an inner journey.
The diversity of the speakers and of the themes
was amazing and so needed.”
“I’m currently in your happiness abroad seminar…and I just wanted to say thank you sooooo much ❤
I find your energy and presence really healing, and this has helped immensely.”