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21 Jan at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in Australia - Interview with Nicola

Nicola is an expat living in Melbourne and the proud mum of a cheeky three year old daughter India. She is the author of blog Upside Down which provides interesting articles on the emotional ups and down of being an expat. Nicola works in marketing and in her spare time, aside from general slave duties to her daughter, loves to write, run,...
9 Dec at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

French Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with Ralph

Ralph, is a French Lebanese food blogger and founder of Cooking with Ralph. He is based in Dubai. He speaks 4 languages: French, English, Arabic and Spanish. He loves baking and cooking, he has recently became very healthy and started eating organic food 2 years ago. He loves to try new food and likes to eat a lot in the restaurants to...
18 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Costa Rica - Interview with Stephanie

Stephanie left behind the "American Dream" to travel the world by herself in early 2013. She sold everything she had, quit her I.T. job at a brokerage firm and moved to Costa Rica. Since that time, she's lived in Panama, New Zealand and Australia. She's now settled in New Zealand for the time being. She has co-authored a book called 'Two...
16 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Mitchell

Mitchell loves change and had lived, and traveled, all over the United States before moving permanently to Southern Spain in 2011. His goal is to become absorbed into Spanish culture, to study and improve his Spanish language skills, and to continue to learn and grow. Professionally, he has worked as a teacher, Art Therapist, advertising...
6 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Austria - Interview with Bridget

Bridget is a scientist/wife/dog momma from the South. She naively decided to follow her husband to Austria for his job and is now trying to make the most of it. Despite many of the challenges of living in a Germany speaking country Bridget and her husband are truly beginning to embrace life in the Austrian Alps. Bridget’s blog “Dragons...
4 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Spanish Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Marta

Marta likes to travel and to discover the world. Since almost two years she decided to start a new life in Germany. The country, the people, the culture... She likes to learn from them and to share her experiences with others. Marta's expat blog is called Expat life in Düsseldorf (see listing here) Here's the interview with Marta... Where...
2 Nov at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with Ruth

Ruth started her married life as a British expat in Australia so when an opportunity arose for another overseas adventure she and her husband, Tim jumped at the chance. Ruth originally trained as a drama teacher and enjoyed a successful career in secondary and further education before retraining as a journalist. For a number of years she...
26 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Lithuanian Expat Living in Indonesia - Interview with Ria

I‘m Viktorija (aka Ria) – the lucky person who have opportunity to live, enjoy, explore Indonesia and other Asian countries. Before (in my home country) I was working more than 7 years like advertising project manager and now after the studies in Indonesia I decided to try something new, things that I never done before :). Ria's expat...
16 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Mexico - Interview with Tina

Tina lives abroad in Southern Mexico with her husband and four kids. They moved to Mexico in October 2013 and don't regret it. They love Mexico, the culture, the people, and especially the food! Tina spends most of her time homeschooling, blogging, traveling, and in her Bible ministry with her family. Tina's expat blog is called Los Gringos...
14 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Costa Rica - Interview with Kathy

At age 50 Kathy joined the U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Burkina Faso, West Africa. After returning to the U.S., she and her husband sold everything to move to Costa Rica and retire early (they're both mid-50s). So they packed the cookware, a 17-pound Lakeland terrier, and their 17-year-old cat. Enjoy their expat, often-funny life...
12 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Elizabeth

Elizabeth is an attorney turned stay at home mom who moved with her family to the Netherlands from the USA. She is usually found traveling with her husband with two littles in tow. When they are at home the family is crafting, reading and enjoying any sunshine they can find. Elizabeth loves to share her experiences and misadventures of...
5 Oct at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Danielle

Danielle is an American expat living in Germany, where she is currently completing a Masters degree in translation and technical writing. Different languages, countries and cultures fascinate her, and she explores this fascination by blogging about cultural differences between Germany and the United States, European travel, and the ins and...
22 Sep at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in China - Interview with Clint

Over 2 years ago, Clint and his family were living in Atlantic Canada. Life was was beginning to feel unfulfilled. After selling his last business, unable to find another interesting business and frustrated by mounting costs, both in Business and in life, Clint cooked up the idea to move North, above the Arctic Circle! So off they went,...
9 Sep at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Australian Expat Living in Belgium - Interview with Bec & Merv

Bec and Merv are an Australian couple currently enjoying the expat life in Brussels. Their he said/she said blog is a journal of their expat journey, featuring highlights of their travel and food experiences in Brussels and beyond. She's a civil servant and self-confessed francophile; he's a photographer and fast-food addict. Those who know...
7 Sep at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Filipino Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Sonyboy

The blogger behind Stories of the Wandering Feet & Mind is Sonyboy Fugaban. He worked as a stenographer and part-time instructor in the capital city of the Philippines before he became an expat in April 2012. He is a simple traveler who is keen at finding something beautiful out of the mundane. He believes that one doesn't need to travel...
31 Aug at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Polish Expat Living in Germany - Interview with Justyna

Justyna writes her blog BERLINSKO dedicated mainly to Polish people living in Berlin. She also contributes to certain Berlin portals where she shares her Berlin adventures. Justyna's expat blog is called BERLINSKO. Blog z Berlina. (see listing here) Klunkerkranich, Neukölln | @BERLINSKOHere's the interview with Justyna... Where are you...
17 Aug at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Korea South - Interview with Lianne

Lianne is a Korean-American adoptee who only became cognizant of her Korean side in her early 20s. After graduating university and quitting her five jobs, she traveled to Asia for the first time to discover her motherland. Perspectives and values changed as her mind opened to the world of opportunities. She soon returned back to live in...
13 Aug at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in England - Interview with Amy

Amy is a Canadian freelancer who's recently relocated to England via Australia and Ireland, while writing an expat blog along the way at notesfromanotherland.com. She has been an expat for five years (and counting!) and she shares her candid conversations with strangers, observations of new surroundings, and overseas adventures as her and...
11 Aug at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Vietnam - Interview with Nicole

Nicole is a twenty-something English as a Foreign Language teacher. She Miley Cyrus, nutella ingested in large quantities, and reading books. One day she hopes to be a rich and successful lawyer. She has been blogging since March 2015, and loves it! Nicole's expat blog is called I Like Airplanes (see listing here) Bukansan National...
6 Aug at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Korea South - Interview with Laura

Laura is a 26-year-old American who has been living and working abroad since 2013. While participating in a travel writing program in Lima, Peru, during college, Laura instantly became interested in the prospect of traveling long-term. So, after spending far too long in a miserably menial Corporate America dungeon, she decided to pack her...
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