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Emmy Petersson
Blogger, speaker and relocation expert, Emmy Petersson is passionate about helping everyone to a balanced and happy relocation, regardless where in the world they are moving to and who is coming with them. Emmy believes there is a big difference between surviving and thriving in a new country. She’s also a firm believer that the right relocation mindset is just as important as any practical checklist. You can connect with Emmy through her blog or on Facebook.

Emmy Petersson

The Backpacker That Stayed – The Accidental Expat

Posted by: emmypetersson on Wednesday May 11, 2016 (17:48:46)   (1788 Reads)
I love hearing people's stories of how they ended up where they happen to now live. Expat and travel stories are especially interesting, because while they can seem like very random life choices and navigation to an outsider, there always tends to be a clarity and a purpose to how things unfold.

So the traditional expat is someone who moves overseas with the intention of staying away for a longer period of time, but what about the travellers?    more ...

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How To Really Date And Love An Expat Woman - 7 Keys To Her Heart

Posted by: emmypetersson on Wednesday March 30, 2016 (10:08:37)   (2550 Reads)
It does not matter where you are from and what culture you represent. There is an emerging universal theme I've noticed when speaking to single expat women all over the world and of all ages (including my internal dialogue for the past few months as a single expat woman) and it's time someone put together the key insights of what and who we are looking for.    more ...

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Seven Things All Expats Need To Stop Apologising For – Right Now!

Posted by: emmypetersson on Monday January 18, 2016 (17:43:32)   (3633 Reads)
We all come across challenges and expats are certainly no exception to this. But when things get tricky we start to feel that well-known guilt building up inside and shortly thereafter we feel the need to apologise. For lots of things. Especially to the people we love and miss a lot.    more ...

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5 Reasons Why Love Across Borders Is The Best Thing That Could Ever Happen

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday July 14, 2015 (19:31:49)   (2215 Reads)
Emmy Petersson
In my meetings with expats and travellers I’m always amazed at the stories we all have to share. Stories of love, life, challenge and happiness. Our common quest to find our own path in a world that’s always changing, and at the same time mostly repeating itself.

I’ve spoken to many expat women of all ages and parts of the world. The ones who have just met the man of their dreams, trying hard to work out the practicalities of how they can be together, as well as the ones who have lived overseas with the love of their life for over 20 years.    more ...

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