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Matt McKenna, Santiago

Posted by: Carole on Monday October 28, 2013 (22:15:36)   (2484 Reads)
Matt McKenna
Who are you?

My name is Matt McKenna and I am from Austin, Texas, USA. I am a teacher of religious studies and philosophy. I am single and have close ties to my family. I had previously spent 3 years living and working in Monterrey, Mexico for a non-profit organization. After returning to the U.S., I spent several years teaching in Catholic schools. I enjoy trying new restaurants and exploring the Austin music scene with friends and am a huge movie buff. No matter where I live, I try to live with an expat frame of mind - to explore my surroundings and to get the most out of my experiences.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

In my mid-thirties, I wanted to have another out-of-country experience.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Chile

Chile

Sally Rose, Santiago

Posted by: Jamie on Monday November 28, 2011 (02:54:10)   (2707 Reads)
Sally Rose
My name is Sally Rose. I blog as The Thorny Rose.

I moved to Santiago, Chile on March 1, 2011, because I had discovered, during a visit here in 2008, that I felt better here than anywhere I've ever been or lived. Whatever "it" was, I wanted more of it! (I had always had an idea that I would go overseas to teach English "someday.")


What challenges did you face during the move?

Because I expect this move to be permanent (well, as permanent as anything ever is in my life!), I divested myself of almost everything I owned.   more ...

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