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Expat Experiences

United Arab Emirates > Expat Experiences

United Arab Emirates

Corry MacDonald, Dubai

Monday August 19, 2019 (17:44:28)
Corry MacDonald
Who are you?

I am Corry MacDonald, Spiritual and Creative Law of Attraction Guide for expat women.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved abroad almost 25 years ago on a hunch, shortly after my husband and I married, that if we didn’t go for it and live overseas, we would regret not trying.    more ...


Spain > Expat Experiences

Spain

Sam Ritchie, Huercal Overa

Monday August 19, 2019 (17:23:04)
Sam Ritchie
Who are you?

My name is Sam Ritchie. I have been writing blogs on and off for seven years. I am also a contributor to the international best selling book 365 Life Shifts. I am the proud director and shareholder of a company that allows normal people to buy gold bullion from as little as one gram.    more ...


Germany > Expat Experiences

Germany

Yamini, Franconia

Monday August 19, 2019 (17:02:33)
Yamini
Who are you?

I am Yamini, an expat living in Franconia, Germany with my boyfriend and our cat. I was born in India, however, I have lived most of my adulthood in the UK, Thailand and Germany.    more ...


Bulgaria > Expat Experiences

Bulgaria

Martin Stephenson

Monday August 12, 2019 (11:58:10)
Martin Stephenson
Who are you?

My name is Martin Stephenson and I am an English artist, author and teacher from Yorkshire.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Bulgaria 10 years ago to semi-retire, as I lost my sister to cancer and decided to live the dream instead of waiting for retirement.    more ...


Thailand > Expat Experiences

Thailand

Robin Ann Martin, Bangkok

Monday August 12, 2019 (11:23:58)
Robin Ann Martin
Who are you?

Robin Ann Martin.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved abroad in 2006 to the Sultanate of Oman.    more ...


France > Expat Experiences

France

Katie Gardner, Lauzun

Monday August 12, 2019 (10:55:12)
Katie Gardner
Who are you?

Katie Gardner.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

To Lauzun, Lot et Garonne, 2008 to get married.


What challenges did you face during the move?

Getting all the necessary paperwork together.    more ...


France > Expat Experiences

France

Katrin Lindenbauer, Bordeaux

Monday August 05, 2019 (20:50:06)
Katrin Lindenbauer
Who are you?

I am Katrin Lindenbauer, originally from Austria and happy to gain experience abroad for more than two years.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

When I was younger, I could not imagine myself living anywhere else than in Austria. I had a lack of self-confidence and considered myself as an introverted person that could not make it alone “out there”.    more ...


Australia > Expat Experiences

Australia

Linda Alley, Melbourne

Monday August 05, 2019 (20:40:11)
Linda Alley
Who are you?

Hi, I’m Linda Alley, a teacher and writer from New Zealand. These days I live with my husband in Melbourne, Australia.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I’ve actually been living in different countries for about 15 years.    more ...


Luxembourg > Expat Experiences

Luxembourg

Laura Ratcliffe, Clausen

Monday July 29, 2019 (17:48:20)
Where, when and why did you move abroad?

This year, I am expanding my singers club and singing lessons to Luxembourg.


What challenges did you face during the move?

Getting used to the culture and respecting how things work here.    more ...


Netherlands > Expat Experiences

Netherlands

Austyn Smith, Amsterdam

Monday July 29, 2019 (17:28:46)
Austyn Smith
Who are you?

My name is Austyn Smith and I'm a podcaster, blogger, and mother of four.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved two years ago (2017) from the United States to the Netherlands (just south of Amsterdam) for my husband's job.


What challenges did you face during the move?

I moved with a two-month-old baby and three other children into a small hotel while we waited for our shipment to arrive. This was a logistical nightmare as the kids were bored, the baby was constantly woken up from the noise, and I was sleep deprived.    more ...