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Chris Olson, Wuppertal

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday July 12, 2017 (09:30:53)   (607 Reads)
Chris Olson
Who are you?

My name is Chris Olson and I’m a self-employed English trainer in Wuppertal, Germany.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Germany (from Cincinnati, Ohio) in late 2013.   more ...

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Germany

Marcos Cherem, Frankfurt

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday March 28, 2017 (09:04:59)   (731 Reads)
Marcos Cherem
Who are you?

My name is Marcos Cherem, I’m a Mexican-Spanish citizen born and raised in Mexico. I am a family man with a wife and a kid, and an IT expert who enjoys travel and living in different places. I embrace multiculturalism and I’m raising my child as such, as a citizen of the world.   more ...

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Germany

James, Wiesbaden

Posted by: Scar on Thursday January 12, 2017 (12:13:28)   (831 Reads)
James
Who are you?

My name is James, from Greater Birmingham, UK   more ...

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Germany

Aaron And Meghan, Mannheim

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday May 31, 2016 (07:39:01)   (1385 Reads)
Aaron and Meghan
Who are you?

We're Aaron and Meghan, two Americans, engineers, scuba divers, and travelers, originally from Michigan in the United States, but currently living in Mannheim, Germany.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved to Germany in August 2014 for Aaron's job. He is working on a new plant that is to be built in the US, but engineering is currently being done in Germany at the company's headquarters.   more ...

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Germany

Danielle Crouch, Karlsruhe

Posted by: Scar on Friday May 20, 2016 (04:53:54)   (1154 Reads)
Danielle Crouch
Who are you?

I'm an American student and language enthusiast currently studying to be a technical translator.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Karlsruhe, Germany in 2013 to be with my German boyfriend (now fiancee) and to work as an au pair.   more ...

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Germany

Tania Lestal, Munich

Posted by: scar on Saturday September 05, 2015 (10:45:19)   (2609 Reads)
Tania Lestal
Who are you?

My name is Tania and I am an Estonian Australian with a passion for travel, writing and creative pursuits. I studied media and communications at university and went on to work in film and television. Before I left Australia I had a fantastic job organising film festivals. For the past five years I have been writing my blog, Estonia Paradise of the North, in which I cover a range of subjects on the beautiful country of Estonia.   more ...

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Germany

Jim Geren, Mergentheim

Posted by: Carole on Sunday August 23, 2015 (10:35:15)   (2319 Reads)
Jim Geren, Mergentheim
Who are you?

My name is Jim Geren. I am originally from the U.S. state of Vermont.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Bad Mergentheim, Germany in 2013 from Colorado Springs, CO with my then girlfriend (now wife), Eve, and our two dogs, Buster and Wilson. Mergentheim is Eve's hometown and we visited in 2012 during the two weeks between Xmas and New year.   more ...

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Germany

Diana, Hamburg

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday May 20, 2015 (21:57:46)   (2549 Reads)
Diana
Who are you?

I'm Diana, a 26 year old expat in Germany, I studied International Commerce and I have a five year old daughter.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved to Hamburg in 2012 thanks to a Scholarship Pablo received to do his Master's degree. Once that was finished last December we decided to stay a bit longer.   more ...

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Germany

Oliver, Frankfurt

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday May 12, 2015 (21:22:09)   (1400 Reads)
Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I am originally from the UK and first went overseas to asia for study. After travelling, studying and working in a few different East Asian countries, I knew that I would never be able to settle down in a single country. I was lucky in that I was able to find a job in the UK that allowed me to travel extensively all over the world and when the chance came to work permanently overseas about 10 years ago, I jumped at it. First in Switzerland and now in Germany.

What challenges did you face during the move?

Funnily enough, my biggest challenges came from trying to get practical local information from a distance.   more ...

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Germany

Meredith, Near Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg

Posted by: Carole on Thursday April 30, 2015 (19:40:47)   (2834 Reads)
Meredith
Who are you?

My name is Meredith and I am from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I love to travel, read, bake and blog!

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

After five and a half years of being in a long distance relationship, I moved to Germany in 2013 to join my German fiancé. After living so many years apart, we are now happy to be married and living together near Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg. Shortly after moving to Germany, I started writing my blog Kaffee und Kuchen to describe my experiences living as an expat in Germany.   more ...