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Expat Experiences > Poland

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Tiffany Horan, Warsaw

Posted by: scar on Tuesday September 08, 2015 (08:28:30)   (1443 Reads)
Tiffany Horan
Who are you?

I'm a twenty five year old British artist, theorist and PhD candidate (Polska Akademia Nauk). I currently work as an interdisciplinary teacher in Warsaw, Poland (previously Taiwan).

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

Although I was born in the UK, I was brought up in the United Arab Emirates. My parents are of British and Irish origins and were expats themselves. I grew up amongst worlds. Once I returned to the UK I experienced reverse culture shock.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Poland

Poland

Anthony Casey, Kraków

Posted by: Carole on Thursday December 06, 2012 (17:37:04)   (5347 Reads)
Anthony Casey
I'm Anthony Casey. I was bored with the UK, struggling to find work in my own field as a freelance writer, journalist and editor, and wanted something new. So I came to Kraków, Poland.

The ‘why?’ has many answers. I loved the Top Trumps card game as a child, and my favourite set was ‘Cities of the World’; in that set, my favourite card was Moscow – the domes of St Basil’s looked, to a five year old, like sweets. And that’s probably where a fascination with Central and Eastern Europe began. It helped too that my uncles were giving me Solidarity badges in the 80s, when I was far too young to understand what was happening… to cut a long story short, many, many years later, I visited Prague, then Moscow and St Petersburg and more… and through a friend I met in Russia I came to Poland.   more ...

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