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Expat Experiences

Turkey > Expat Experiences

Turkey

Harry Miller, Elazig

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (11:12:34)
Harry Miller
Turkey

Who are you?

I am Harry Miller, a 63-year-old American originally from Colorado.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

Initially, I moved to Elazig, Turkey, in September of 2010.    more ...


Romania > Expat Experiences

Romania

Aldous Mina, Iasi

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (08:03:11)
Aldous Mina
Romania

Who are you?

My name is Aldous Mina, I am a former US Peace Corps volunteer in Romania, and have worked in capacity building and market development.    more ...


Peru > Expat Experiences

Peru

Federica, Lima

Tuesday July 10, 2018 (07:20:59)
Federica
Peru

Who are you?

Hello, I'm Federica, 23 years old. I'm from Rome, Italy.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Lima three weeks ago! I moved here because I always wanted to visit Peru.    more ...


Iceland > Expat Experiences

Iceland

Cat Gundry-Beck, Reykjavík

Monday July 09, 2018 (08:38:41)
Cat Gundry-Beck
Iceland

Who are you?

I am Cat Gundry-Beck, a photographer from Ireland.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Reykjavík, Iceland in April 2018 because I wanted to fully immerse myself in Icelandic culture and to discover the country’s beautiful nature.    more ...


Mexico > Expat Experiences

Mexico

Tina Ernspiker, Uruapan

Monday July 02, 2018 (17:56:11)
The Ernspikers
Mexico

Who are you?

Many things! Haha! An American expat living in Mexico for almost five years, a wife of 20 years to a wonderful man, a mom to four great kids, ages 5 to 14, a photographer specializing in Mexico's beauty, color, and diversity, and a writer who details our life here in Mexico.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico in October 2013.    more ...


Germany > Expat Experiences

Germany

Cherie, Huerth

Monday June 25, 2018 (09:15:41)

Germany

Who are you?

Hallo! I am Cherie, an American by birth, who is now living in Germany. Before moving to Germany, I worked as a Registered Nurse for 17 years.    more ...


Germany > Expat Experiences

Germany

Jenna, Düsseldorf

Monday June 25, 2018 (08:08:33)
Jenna
Germany

Who are you?

Hey! My name is Jenna, and I’m a Canadian-born expat living and working in Düsseldorf, Germany. Germany has been my home for the last 3 years, and while I’ve visited over 50 countries, Germany is one of the only places I’ve been able to call home. My longest expat experience, second to Germany, was a half-year school placement in Thailand back in 2012, and a 4-month visit to India back in 2013.    more ...


Netherlands > Expat Experiences

Netherlands

Lindsay Rubino, Limburg

Monday June 04, 2018 (14:51:22)
Lindsay Rubino
Netherlands

Who are you?

My name is Lindsay Rubino, and I’m a freelance writer and editor from New Jersey in the U.S. I’m 30 years old and have lived abroad for 6 years in total.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Belgium in August 2013 to join my boyfriend, who is Dutch.    more ...


Czech Republic > Expat Experiences

Czech Republic

Tom Czaban, České Budějovice

Monday April 23, 2018 (09:12:15)
Tom
Czech Republic

Who are you?

I’m Tom, a British expat, living in the Czech Republic.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

Before moving to the Czech Republic I lived in China for four years, then I wanted to move back to Europe.    more ...


Germany > Expat Experiences

Germany

Nina Roper Yearwood, Köln

Friday April 06, 2018 (09:33:19)
Nina Roper Yearwood
Germany

Who are you?

My name is Nina Roper Yearwood. I’m an expat building a home in Germany.    more ...