It was always a dream of me to live in an other country, a warmer country with beautiful beaches. I was waiting for the perfect moment, because I was afraid I wouldn't make it. I have a little child depending on me, so moving abroad without being secure of a good income and a nice place to stay seemed to be to risky.
And suddenly I felt it was time to take the step of moving abroad. It was not the perfect moment. I wasn't even ready for it. But I felt that I really had to follow my heart, so I went.
I was worried about finding a job, now with the pandemic and being a single mom. Most of the jobs here are in the hospitality, those hours are impossible to work, with a young child and with nobody around to support me. But now in the winter you are lucky if you find a job in the hospitality. Even the locals are having a hard time to find work at this time of the year and now with the pandemic going on even more.
The job I have now made it possible for me to work from home. I'm now able to earn money while I'm taking care of my child alone. I finally can live in this beautiful country, while providing my child everything she needs. I can even work with my child at home, but I prefer not to. Luckily I found a good daycare where I can bring my child. During the breaks I have time to take some fresh air at one of the beautiful beaches here.
* Because of privacy reasons, the woman on the picture is not the same as the woman of this article.