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16 Mar at 9 AM

Canadian Expat Living in France - Interview with Lillian

Lillian is a Canadian expat living in Paris for the past 2.5 years and blogs about her new life overseas at The Smalls Abroad, www.lilliansmall.com. She embraces life’s opportunities to find adventure and make unforgettable memories. Not afraid of change, uncertainty and challenges, she wants to help other expats and traveling spouses...
26 Jun at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Christy

The "What Up, Swags?!" journey began when Christy Swagerty, "Swags," left California in 2011 to chase her dream of playing volleyball professionally overseas. She was signed to a team in Belgium, then moved to play in France, and hasn't looked back since! Swags and her American husband, Marc, love their expat life, learning languages, trying...
15 Dec at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Katrin

Katrin first set foot in France in 1999 as an art history student at Southern Methodist University. After one semester abroad, she announced to her family that she had found her true calling in Paris - and set off to prove it after graduating in 2001. Four jobs, four apartments, one master's degree, one marriage, one baby, and one jump to...
10 Dec at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Marianne

Marianne is an American expat living abroad in France and working as an au pair. She enjoys traveling, bicycling, watching tv series, writing, yoga, and dogs. Marianne's expat blog is called Californienne » an American abroad (see listing here) Here's the interview with Marianne... Where are you originally from? I am originally from small...
4 Aug at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Marina

Marina is a twenty-something American who now lives in Paris. She works for the education department of a museum, and she loves encouraging people to use their imaginations when looking at art. Having lived in Paris for almost four years, she has spent a lot of time scouring the city to find moments of little pleasures: quiet streets, divine...
12 Jul at 9 AM

British Expat Living in France - Interview with ema

Ema and her husband Peter moved to rural Limousin in South West France at the end of 2013. Leaving Brighton and busy city life behind. They are following their dream to live and run their business De Tout Coeur Limousin. Offering affordable wellbeing & creative activity holidays & workshops from their farmhouse in the heart of the...
30 Jun at 9 AM

US Expat Living in Montpellier, France - Interview with Anna

Anna is a quirky American expat living in France (We think. We had trouble keeping track of her schedule). We caught up with her in Costa Rica where she is (officially) doing her PhD research and (unofficially) in search of great salsa dancing, the perfect cup of coffee and la pura vida. Anna's expat blog is called Anna's Adventure Blog (see...
11 Jun at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Barb

Using an unusual moniker which resulted from a rather bad Shakespearean pun for the blog's title, Barb the French Bean is the coffee-addicted half of a blogging duo. She resides in France under the guise of being an upstanding citizen but her existence is focused mainly on drinking Loire Valley wines and living among LOTS horses known as the...
19 May at 9 AM

American Expat Living in France - Interview with Jerry

Jerry is a former newspaper editor, reporter and columnist. He teaches journalism at Emerson College in Boston, where from 1999 to 2005 he was the first chair of its journalism department. Jerry has blogged about media, politics and ethics for the Huffington Post for the last few years. But his first love is writing about travel and everyday...
10 May at 9 AM

British Expat Living in France - Interview with Christopher

Christopher GJ Cooley has lived in Malta, Spain and the UK. After graduating from University of the Arts London with a BA Hons degree in Magazine Publishing he moved to La Línea de la Concepción in southern Spain to commence a job at The Gibraltar Magazine. He got fired after 3 days and following a brief stint in jail in Spain for reasons...
14 Apr at 9 AM

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...
22 Nov at 4 PM

American Expat Living in France, Interview With Nancy

Nancy Kate began her journey at the tender of age of 3 when she took upon her tricycle to escape the everyday monotony of the stress-filled toddler lifestyle. Upon her return to her Mother's care, she was questioned heavily as to the intentions of her journey...she had been on her way to New York City. From that point on, the interest in...
4 Oct at 9 AM

Expat Interview with Venetia, British Expat Living in France

Venetia came to France on a whim. It was an act of faith that changed her life completely. In the year 1999 she came to visit a friend and saw a house, which she then bought. Six months later she met a dutchman. Three weeks after they met they got engaged and moved, from Amsterdam and London, to France. After living in the house during a...
11 Jul at 3 PM

Expat Interview With Stephanie, US Expat Living in Paris

Stephanie spent years enhancing women's lives through coaching, yoga and holistic health care methods in San Francisco before leaving it all behind to take a chance on love! She moved to Paris, France to be closer to her French boyfriend in November 2012 and has been chronicling her experiences abroad one glass of wine - and faux pas - at a...
4 Jun at 9 AM

Renovation of a derelict house in Brittany, Expat Interview With Jenny

Jenny and John recently sold up in the UK and moved to a little town in France where they bought a semi derelict house which they plan to convert into a small B&B. With a background in building they intend to complete all the work themselves and live on site. With little knowledge of the language and a headful of ideas, they have kept a...
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