It’s sunny again here in London! Your editor has spent the week sneaking into the park outside her window where the wifi from her living room just about reaches. Here are some of the articles we’ve brought you over the past few days.
Expat Focus columnist Toni Hargis talks about a problem with American citizenship that means that expat families are being torn apart.We reviewed Six Car Lengths Behind An Elephant, a fascinating memoir by the wife of a deep cover CIA agent who spent a large portion of her life frequently relocating with her family.
The most religiously diverse cities in the world are revealed in an article this week – have you lived in any of these?
Of course, one of the best ways to learn about expat life is to read the experiences of people who have already made the move. Here are some social media accounts you might want to follow if you’re thinking about moving to Chile. M. Elizabeth Evans talks about her experience of life in Florence, Italy; Melissa Adams tells us about Amsterdam; and Alain Buffing describes his time in Dublin, Ireland.
The practicalities shouldn’t be overlooked either – here’s a guide to moving your household goods abroad, including an overview of what each company does and a jargon-buster for common terms in contracts.