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Ireland

The Strayling

land-incognita.blogspot.co.uk

From UK to Canada to Ireland - a Finnish serial migrant hopping from one adventure to another. The blog follows my spontaneous travels across the globe as the writer stumbles upon the unpredictable reality of moving to a new country. Speaking 6 languages already and hoping to fold a few more into my linguistic quiver, life is never going to be boring with a strayling.

United States (USA)

From Sheep To Alligators

www.fromsheeptoalligators.blogspot.com

Englishman Paul blogs about his expat life in Florida with his American wife. As you would expect, you will find some alligators featured, as well as some sheep, though they weren’t the only reasons for choosing expat life in America: adventure and love were the main attractions. His witty posts usually have an element of comparison to them, and his observations on cultural misunderstandings are a must read for any future expats.

United States (USA)

Life With 2 Lads & A Lass

www.craigpam.blogspot.com

Brits Pam and Craig started their expat life in Ohio in 2005. Two children later the family shares their everyday life on their blog. Posts are written by Pam, to initially keep friends and family up to date on their new life abroad and now as an honest diary of family life. Talking about homesickness and the complexities of communication as an expat is cathartic for this blogger, she always has her own comedic spin to every situation, a useful skill for every expat.

United States (USA)

A Mother Life

www.amotherlife.com

Molly Mills, her husband and three children arrived in Harlem, New York from Australia in 2005 with a ‘we will conquer all attitude’, and that has definitely stood them in good stead for their new expat life. Initially a parenting blog, she now focuses her posts on passing on her experiences to help out other potential expats, sharing knowledge is an important element of living in the expat community. Even though she freely admits that writing a book would be too much of a commitment you will still find years' worth of entertaining and useful content here, and you’ll be glad she committed to blogging.

United States (USA)

A New Life Wandering

www.anewlifewandering.com

Born and raised in Mexico City, Mani met her future American husband in India and eventually they ended up together in Texas. Enjoying an unconventional nomadic lifestyle since 2009, this spontaneous expat focuses on the small pleasures in life in her journal entries, which are thoughtfully written and provide a peek into her world. A healthy wanderlust has pushed this couple to keep on exploring their new home; this blog could prove inspirational to anyone thinking of moving to the USA.

United States (USA)

Expat Mum

www.expatmum.blogspot.com

Toni met her American husband in London and has spent over twenty years of her expat life in the USA, most recently in Chicago. With so many years of expat experience under her belt her posts are a little different than those of your average mum blog. Expect realistic posts, which will have you in stiches, parent or not, discussing cultural differences, assimilation and the differences between two countries ‘divided by a common language’.

United States (USA)

D For Delicious

www.dfordelicious.com

This Filipino couple made it to Dallas, Fort Worth via Dubai, UAE. As the name would suggest food does feature quite heavily in this blog. Didi challenges herself to try new foods as well as to recreate small tastes of home. Look out for her ‘trailing spouse’ series, in which she questions her new identity, provides reassurance and useful sites and tips that she has utilised over the years. Be prepared to fall in love with adopted Corgi, Obi; his adventures are central to their life in the USA.

United States (USA)

The Move To America

www.themovetoamerica.wordpress.com

Molly is a Brit blogging about her everyday life in the American Midwest. Three years into her expat life with her American husband, she has written handy FAQs for anyone considering following in her footsteps and has a positive outlook which anyone would find encouraging. Her life through a lens series allows you to follow her everyday reality of living life in two cultures.

United States (USA)

Irish American Mom

www.irishamericanmom.com

Mairéad (rhymes with parade) started working in New York over twenty years ago. One Irish husband and four children later, her blog is a little corner of the Internet dedicated to her becoming an American mom. Reminiscing about her Irish upbringing and recognising that she an her family are thoroughly changed by their expat life, this thoughtful blog is a must read for anyone contemplating an expat move to the USA.

United Kingdom (UK)

Coloring without Borders

www.coloringwithoutborders.com

Located in Bristol via Glasgow having started out in Raleigh, North Carolina, this expat family has a blog that is ‘meatier than the typical internet fare’. Realistic expat lessons in missing out, fitting in and making adjustments, as well as the need to know information on passport renewals and visa applications, are plentiful on this blog. This stay at home dad and his family endeavour to 'colour outside the lines' and stretch their boundaries, both in their new home and abroad.