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18 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Taiwan - Interview with Christian

Christian is a Texan living abroad in Taipei, Taiwan. She teaches ESL English and good writing skills to students looking to go abroad. She has based her life around traveling and finding new cultures because she can't seem to sit still for long and has an even harder time saying 'No' to things (except tuk tuk drivers in Thailand). She...
17 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Indian Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Taher

Dr. Taher is a Paediatrician and Writer. He hails from Mumbai,India. He is a keen observer, a nature-lover, an amateur photographer, a birder, an amateur cook, and an avid net-surfer. He loves to make friends from all over the globe. He enjoys travelling, and a lot of the blog that he writes from Saudi Arabia features his solo travels over...
16 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expats Living in Croatia - Interview with Ana & Frank

Ana and Frank are currently living in Croatia, after moving here from Tampa Florida in 2010. Their family is not only a blended family because this is a second marriage for both of them, but they are also a blend of cultures on a journey to make a better life for their family. Ana & Frank's expat blog is called Our Blended Marriage -...
15 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Scott

Scott Bergstein and Jessica Coup walked away from their lives in corporate America to grow olives in Puglia, the "heel of the boot" that is the Italian peninsula, and to radically change their lifestyle. Their journey has been much more than a simple relocation or change of venue. It has, in fact, been transformative for the couple. ...
14 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

US Expat Living in France - Interview with Margery

Margery is a single mother of three children, living in a rural part of the South of France for a year to experience a different culture and travel as much as possible while in Europe. She loves to cook, eat, adventure and share all of this with family and friends. This blog takes you on the year abroad with Margery and her gang. Margery's...
12 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Indian Expat Living in South Africa - Interview with Namrata

Namrata is an Indian expat living in Johannesburg. Not too long ago, she decided to quit her cushy job with an investment management firm in India to follow her husband to the rainbow nation – South Africa, and became a 'trailing spouse.' Namrata's expat blog is called Mia Musings (see listing here) Me on top of the Table Mountain, cape...
11 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in South Korea - Interview with Alison

Alison and her partner in crime, Kenny, are currently living in South Korea. They met while teaching at an elementary school back in the U.S. and took their love of education and traveling abroad. These days, you can generally find Alison exploring and hiking outdoors. She also loves to cook (it's been an interesting experience so far in...
10 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Japan - Interview with Robin

Robin's been on the move all of his life. Moving to Japan is just one of many stops around the planet. His travels and experiences are an important part of his writing. Robin's expat blog is called Tabinin (see listing here) Sunset in Kainan.Here's the interview with Robin... Where are you originally from? I've moved eighty-three times. I...
9 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Saudi Arabia - Interview with Beverly

This blogger is a 60 year old lady, who loves to travel and try new foods, and is the luckiest person in the world because she has a wonderful and interesting husband and two great grown children. When this opportunity came up to live in Saudi Arabia for 3 years, she said "Why not?". Hopefully, there will be many more big adventures in...
8 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Japan - Interview with Alex

Alex is an American girl who had a dream of becoming a manga artist. She took the only logical route and saved up money teaching English, and spent it all on a 2 year manga school in Tokyo. She continues to draw manga and illustrations, continues to travel and try to eat good things, and also continues to be extremely poor. She works hard...
7 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

American Expat Living in Bolivia - Interview with Raquel

The mastermind behind 3rdCultureChildren Blog is a Foreign Service spouse, mother of 3 third-culture children aged 8 and under, with an endless passion for discovering and learning new languages, cultures, traveling and photography. Before joining the foreign service lifestyle, her background in Science and research took her to understand...
6 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Croatian Expat Living in UAE - Interview with Kristina

Kristina is the founder and editor of the My little notebook blog. My little notebook is where she shares ideas for everyday living and occasional entertaining, for the love of kids world, for the passion of photography and the art of travelling. Kristina used to work as PR and Training manager for Dior, she also worked as a freelance...
5 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in Hong Kong - Interview with Kate

Kate is a freelance English writer and editor and mum to a very active toddler! Originally from the UK, Kate moved to Hong Kong, then Shanghai, then back to Hong Kong. She blogs, tweets and Instagrams about her life in the Fragrant Harbour. Kate's expat blog is called accidentaltaitai (see listing here) The Hong Kong skyline never gets...
4 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Mexican Expat Living in Italy - Interview with Mar

Mar was a Mexican student traveling around Europe when she fell in love with Italy. She's been having a love-hate relationship with Italy for 13 years. And in the meantime, she's been traveling around the world enjoying good food, good wine and shopping. Mar's expat blog is called The traveling foodie (see listing here) my townHere's the...
3 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

US Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with Yvette

Yvette Ali, a work-from-home professional from the sunny U.S. Virgin Islands, now lives and studies in Dubai with her husband. She is a highly skilled CV writer with a knack for social media, blogging, research, and business consulting. Travel, cooking, and life experiences are her passion. Living in one of the most cosmopolitan and...
2 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in Thailand - Interview with Steve

Steve LePoidevin was born into a totally English family in French Quebec and inherited an elegant French name that dates back over 500 years to a small town in France. He believes this is the explanation for his global psyche! Following a math/chemistry teaching career that spanned three countries (Canada, Scotland and China) and almost...
1 Apr at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in United Arab Emirates - Interview with Kate

YummyDubai is a blog based on 12 years of living within Dubai, UAE. Written by an English girl and her love of food, cooking, films, movies, books and shopping. The blog is fast growing, and originally it was for recipes and the odd restaurant review. It now includes movie reviews, book reviews and recommendations and shopping buys. Whilst...
31 Mar at 10 AMFeatured Expat Interview

British Expat Living in Australia - Expat Interview with Ruth

Ruth is a 30 year old Scottish woman, currently living in Hobart, Tasmania with her husband and young son. She started blogging in 2011 - while she was still living in Edinburgh - to keep her brain ticking over during life as a stay-at-home parent. She is an interested but amateur photographer, a green-leaning campaigner, and a shockingly...
29 Mar at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

German Expat Living in USA - Interview with Dan

After spending 3 months for a voluntary internship on the West Coast with his wife in 2004, Dan knew he would take the opportunity to work and live in the U.S. in a heart beat, if it would ever come. One year later his wife got a job in North Carolina and they both started their adventure. In 2013 Dan began to blog about the expat life in...
28 Mar at 9 AMFeatured Expat Interview

Canadian Expat Living in New Zealand - Interview with Jenna

Jenna Cock and her boyfriend Jordan are two Canadian expats currently living and working in Wellington, New Zealand. Spending the first 6 weeks exploring the country, taking in many of the Great Walks and adventure activities, they are now settled in Lyall Bay ‘Living a Kiwi Life’. Believing you can do it all they continue to progress...
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