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24 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Swedish Expat Living in Japan Interview with Ri

Globe-trotting freelance writer with a passion for music, reading and puppies. Currently living in Tokyo with her Japanese husband, who adds his two yen to their mutually run blog, Ichigoichielove—his posts are almost solely about ramen. Ri's expat blog is called Ichigoichielove (see listing here) Surprising a tanuki at Kyoto's Eigamura...
21 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in England Interview with Jen

Jen is an American expat living in London by way of Seattle for her job since September 2013. She started ladyrelocated.com to document her experiences for family and friends back home, and discovered the added benefit of connecting with other expats and travelers around the world by sharing her story. Relocation has been a major theme in...
19 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Ukrainian Expat Living in Czech Republic - Interview with Yuliya

Yuliya has been on the move since 17. While living in London she met her husband who was a student in the same Uni. Originally from Moscow, he came to UK when he was 12. They've been together for almost ten years now, sharing expat experiences in UK, Germany, China, Russia and now in Czech Republic. Their two daughters are tiny expats as...
17 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in England - Interview with Ellen

Ellen Hawley is an American living in Cornwall. She is a fiction writer and blogger and has worked as an editor, a teacher of creative writing, a cab driver, a waitress, an assembler, a janitor, a file clerk, and for four panicky hours a receptionist. Her blog is at http://notesfromtheuk.com. Her novels are The Divorce Diet (available as of...
13 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Latvian Expat Living in Czech Republic - Interview with Olga

Olga Loucka is a blogger at goodfoodclinic.com She studied and lived in England, the Netherlands and Czech Republic. She studied international law at AAU university in Prague, obtained her Masters in Marketing from Ashworth University and received a degree in Nutrition, Diet and Health Scence. Since 1999 she has been residing in Prague...
10 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Finland - Interview with Michele

Michele is a late bloomer, getting (re)married at 50, and moving halfway across the globe to join her new husband in Finland! She's got three grown girls back in the States, and she's just waiting to bring her dog over in December so that they can go adventuring together. She keeps a diary-type of blog of her adventures at...
8 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in Colombia - Interview with Naomi

Naomi has lived in Argentina, Mexico and most recently Bogota, Colombia (for reasons of the heart...). Adapting to life in Bogota has been one of her greatest challenges in life yet! Thus she has used her blog How to.. Bogota to reflect on these experiences, and to offer tips to others who plan to move to Colombia's chaotic capital! Naomi's...
6 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Mongolia - Interview with Peter

Peter Bittner is a travel writer and photographer who recently returned from a year as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Fellow in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He has a passion for wandering off the beaten path, exploring diverse cultures, and getting outdoors via hiking, camping, and horseback riding. Peter chronicled his adventures this...
3 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Australian Expat Living in Brazil - Interview with Katie

Five years ago Katie, an English language teacher in Australia, fell in love with Jose, one of her students from Brazil. After visiting her new husband's country in 2011 and 2013, Katie was fascinated with the culture and lifestyle. Katie and Jose moved back permanently to Brazil in September 2014. Katie's blog gives a unique perspective...
31 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

New Zealander Expat Living in Finland - Interview with Melanie

Melanie and Jonathan are New Zealanders who moved to Helsinki, Finland in April 2014 with their three-year old son. After a very long journey to the other side of the world they realised just how far from home they were. Although Finland is not so different to NZ in some ways, there are plenty of things that remind them daily how different...
29 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in Turkey - Interview with Christopher

Christopher is a twenty-something year old Canadian who finds himself living in the historic city of Istanbul. Teaching is his profession, but writing is no less a passion in his life, as evidenced by the large, diverse portfolio of work that can be found on his blog. Not to mention, Chris has been published in several esteemed magazines in...
27 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Jennie

Jennie has visited over 49 countries and lived on four different continents. She is currently living in Saudi Arabia and working as an English Teacher. Jennie's expat blog is called Me and My Abaya (see listing here) The Rainbow Roundabout at the Khobar CornishHere's the interview with Jennie... Where are you originally from? Aurora,...
24 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in Greece - Interview with Susan Athanasakou

Susan met her Greek husband nearly forty years ago when he was at university in England. When he finished his studies she accompanied him on his return to Greece,where they are still living today. Susan loves to spend her time on the beach, always has two or three books on the go and tries to keep up with the gardening while looking after...
22 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Irish Expat Living in Czech Republic Interview with James

James is a 29 year old Irish man currently living in the Czech town of Pardubice. Before moving to the Czech Republic he worked in retail in Dublin. He has a degree in Journalism from Dublin City University and is a passionate photographer. He started his blog soon after moving to Pardubice in order to document life as an expat in the Czech...
20 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in New Zealand Interview with Lynn

Lynn and her partner Tom are Brits who moved to Aoteoroa almost 7 years ago. Proud to now be New Zealand citizens, they have fully embraced life in The Land of the Long White Cloud. After learning to sail and buying a yacht called Pink Diamond they are now venturing outside their comfort zone and looking forward to retirement and the coming...
17 Oct at 12 PMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in Costa Rica - Interview with Liisa

Liisa is a Canadian writer and author. She began her writing career specializing in the health sector, but as her life evolved, she began writing about being a location independent family living abroad with kids. These days, Liisa lives in Tamarindo, Costa Rica with her husband and two boys ages 7 and 9. Liisa's expat blog is called Family...
3 Oct at 10 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Argentina - Interview with Stephanie

Stephanie is a U.S. expat who found her heart in Argentina. She is a lover of life, a mother and wife, and the founder of Spanish in Rosario, a Spanish language school located in her current city, Rosario, Argentina. Stephanie's expat blog is called Expatriates in Rosario (see listing here) Me at the entrance of Spanish in Rosario.Here's...
1 Oct at 4 PMFeatured Expat Interview

Filipino Expat Living in USA - Interview with Erika

Erika (a.k.a. Eky) is a prodigal blogger who started writing on multiple online journals during the late 90's. It is her love for design and technology that fueled her passion towards Web Designing and Development. As a graduate of the University of the Philippines, Diliman with a degree in European Languages and a minor in Tourism, she...
29 Sep at 9 AMLocal Expert Series

Transportation Options When Moving to Dubai UAE

Moving to any new country involves a lot of decision making and contemplating where to live, how you will find a job and in what way you will navigate your new city, are just a few. One of the most important decisions for us was where to live in Dubai, because it was inextricably linked to me being able to navigate our new home. I don’t...
18 Sep at 2 PMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Kari

Kari Martindale is a writer who blogs about her everyday debacles bumbling around Germany, posts the whereabouts of her hat, and generally laughs at life at karilogue.com. She is now working on "Some Guy’s Hat", a project that will take her to the 29 sites pinned to an old hat she picked up at a flea market in the Black Forest. Kari...
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