±A - Join Our Community

JOIN OUR FRIENDLY COMMUNITY
Learn from the experiences of other expats and make new friends in our disccussion forums and Facebook groups

±A - Cigna

±A - Read Our Guide

READ OUR GUIDE TO MOVING ABROAD
The Expat Focus Guide to Moving Abroad contains everything you need to know when planning an international relocation available now, completely free

±A - Compare Quotes and Save

COMPARE QUOTES AND SAVE MONEY
Find the best health insurance provider or foreign currency transfer specialist by comparing free quotes

±A - Listen to the Podcast

LISTEN TO THE EXPAT FOCUS PODCAST
The Expat Focus podcast features interviews with expats living abroad and service providers meeting their needs subscribe today!

±A - Expert Financial

EXPERT FINANCIAL ADVICE & SERVICES
From our tax, investment and FX partners

±A - ExpatFocus Partners

Expat Focus Partners
Become a Partner. Click Here.

Expat Experiences

Oman > Expat Experiences

Oman

Huda, Muscat

Monday February 11, 2019 (17:56:50)

Oman

Who are you?

Hi, I am Huda. I am from Pakistan and have been living in Muscat, Oman for five years. I am a stay-at-home mum of two boys.    more ...


United Kingdom > Expat Experiences

United Kingdom

Benjamin Houy, London

Monday February 11, 2019 (17:46:54)

United Kingdom

Who are you?

I am Benjamin Houy, a 26-year-old Frenchman living in London and founder of French Together, a blog I created to help American and British expats learn French.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to South Korea in 2011 to teach French and English as part of a French government program.    more ...


Taiwan > Expat Experiences

Taiwan

Thomas Underwood

Friday January 11, 2019 (10:36:48)

Taiwan

Who are you?

I’m Thomas. I’m 30 years old and from Australia and am living in Taiwan.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I’m so glad to have been born and raised in Australia. Australia has such a natural aptitude of caring and cultivating good worldly citizens.    more ...


Italy > Expat Experiences

Italy

Julie Cook, Tuscany

Thursday January 10, 2019 (12:02:44)
The Cooks
Italy

Who are you?

Originating from North Yorkshire UK, we are a family of 8 who grew up around food. Family dinners, times of celebration, cold wet Sundays and in times of stress - one thing has always been a constant source of enjoyment for our family. Cooking.    more ...


Oman > Expat Experiences

Oman

Karen Wilmot, Muscat

Monday November 19, 2018 (15:29:22)
Karen Wilmot
Oman

Who are you?

My name is Karen Wilmot aka The Virtual Midwife


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I have travelled and lived abroad most of my adult life.    more ...


Kenya > Expat Experiences

Kenya

Nadine Murphy, Nairobi

Monday November 19, 2018 (13:13:52)
Nadine Murphy
Kenya

Who are you?

Nadine Murphy


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Cape Town, South Africa, seven years ago with my husband's job and our three-month-old baby.    more ...


Kuwait > Expat Experiences

Kuwait

Liz, Salmiya

Wednesday November 07, 2018 (10:09:35)
Liz
Kuwait

Who are you?

My name is Liz. I am 29 years old, I am French and I teach French as a foreign langage.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Kuwait in August 2015.    more ...


Portugal > Expat Experiences

Portugal

Paul Garcia, Alentejo / Algarve

Wednesday August 29, 2018 (18:02:21)
Paul Garcia (far right)
Portugal

Who are you?

My name is Paul. My friends call me Pauly G, "just the brown guy from America.” I am a person from Las Vegas, Nevada who I feel achieved the American Dream and at the end of the day, my life was not happy. I shed most all of my material artifacts to start a new life in Portugal.


Why Portugal? My life was simply over in America.    more ...


Norway > Expat Experiences

Norway

David Nikel, Trondheim

Wednesday August 22, 2018 (11:33:22)
David Nikel
Norway

Who are you?

I'm David Nikel, formerly an IT contractor from Britain but now I live and work in Trondheim, Norway, as a freelance writer.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Oslo in 2011 to take a short-term contract.    more ...


Spain > Expat Experiences

Spain

David, Andalucia

Wednesday August 22, 2018 (11:12:15)
David and Danya
Spain

Who are you?

My name is David and together with Danya I am responsible for the How To Traveller blog. I am originally from Dublin in Ireland, and Danya is from São Paulo in Brazil.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We first moved from Ireland to Malta to live in 2010 and enjoyed some great times there.    more ...