Kristi Fuoco

Writer & Communications Specialist

Writer, communications specialist, traveler, music aficionado, amateur photographer, nature lover and creative type. Vancouver, Canada.

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Finding a Job: Teaching English in Germany

So you want to teach English in Germany? Never fear! English teacher and Canadian expatriate Kristi Fuoco is here to take you by the hand and lead you through the steps you will...

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Big Little Lies & small, extraordinary truths

I used to watch romantic comedies like they were going out of style. My female friends and I had massive collections of DVDs (okay, okay they started out as VHS) and inevitably...

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Leaving Toronto - top 8 things I'll miss

I've had a lot of beginnings and endings in my life and although the cities and the people have been different, the feelings are always the same. The sweetness of adventure is...

Young Germany

Finding a Job: Teaching English in Germany

So you want to teach English in Germany? Never fear! English teacher and Canadian expatriate Kristi Fuoco is here to take you by the hand and lead you through the steps you will...

Kristi Fuoco

Toronto - my creative boot camp

"Creativity takes courage." ~Henri Matisse If you'd told me a year ago that I've be living in Toronto and be more creatively stimulated than I've been in years, well, I would...

Start Rockin'

Toronto - top 8 first impressions

"Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward." ~Drew Houston It's been a while since I've put finger to...

Start Rockin'

Climbing and the body image struggle

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." ~Mahatma Gandhi This may be one of my most personal and scariest posts that I've written yet,...

Vancouver Sun

Climbing in Portugal

"Just breathe Kristi. Breathe." I look down at my surroundings and try to focus on their beauty. I see the sun softly warming the Portuguese countryside, giving it a dry and...

Capilano University

BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts 2015-2016 season

A teaching-focused university in North Vancouver, B.C. with programs in Arts, Sciences, Fine and Applied Arts, Business, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation, Health, Education,...

Vancouver Sun

Teaching English in Germany - Top 10 things I learned

Sometimes I think that my students in Germany taught me more than I taught them. Teaching is a funny thing and demands your all. You can't have an off day as a teacher. You are...

Vancouver Sun

Canadian jazz in Hamburg: Jill Barber

"So, I'm going to sing a song for you in French now. They say that French is the language of love and well, you know... German too." For a moment I had no idea how this reserved...

Vancouver Sun

Reverse culture shock - learning how to come home | Vancouver Sun

I think Germany has made me an introvert. I think living in Germany made so aware of every fault and weakness I have and in return took my confidence away. Do I even fit in back...

Young-germany

Teacher Feature: Working in Germany

Last week we took you through the steps you will need to take to get a job teaching English. This week we have advice from the front lines. Join us as we talk with Jodi Ellen...

Young-germany

Finding a Job: Teaching English in Germany

So you want to teach English in Germany? Never fear! English teacher and Canadian expatriate Kristi Fuoco is here to take you by the hand and lead you through the steps you will...

Young-germany

Jobs in Germany: Teaching at an International School

What would it be like to teach children from over forty different countries in one school? For 34-year-old Canadian teacher, Jennifer Roberge-Renaud, this is the biggest joy and...

Vancouver Sun

Pregnant or just an expat? | Vancouver Sun

As an expat in Germany, sometimes I feel like I'm going a bit crazy. It's like everything in my life is suddenly intensified by about 100 fold. The other day I realized that the...

@RebeccaColeman

Arts Reach: Are you Ready for the Wave of Change? (guest post) - @RebeccaColeman

A couple of weeks back, when I heard that Kristi Fuoco was going to Arts Reach in LA, I was insanely jealous. I immediately emailed her and asked her if she could take some...

Experience-germany

Stories

Don't be fooled by the German stereotype for coldness,Germans really are very warm and welcoming once you get to know them! So lately you've been reading all of my blog posts,...

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Kristi's Thrilling Life

Warning - this post contains six years of pent up frustration and most likely a high amount of sarcasm. Ranting will be involved. This post is not for the sensitive soul and...