Cinthya Lechat, Brighton

Who are you? My name is Cinthya. I am a 26-year-old French woman and Happiness Coach, who currently lives in Brighton in the UK. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I first moved to Germany in 2014 for an Erasmus exchange programme. I have also been an expat in Australia, where I worked […]

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Marie Daake, Höganäs

Who are you? My name is Marie Daake. Where, when and why did you move abroad? In the summer of 2019, I moved to Höganäs, in the Skåne province of Sweden, from the US, so that I could live with my fiancé. What challenges did you face during the move? The primary challenge was the […]

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Hanne and Markus, Koh Samui and Zagreb

Who are you? We are Hanne and Markus, a Finnish couple who decided to try new things and see the world. In the summer of 2019, we sold everything (not laptops or cameras) and moved to Thailand (Koh Samui) to start a new life and to find ourselves. After a year, and because of Covid-19, […]

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Zach Stafford, Milan

Who are you? My name is Zach. I am a financial advisor based in Milan, Italy. I am from Surrey, I graduated from Portsmouth University, and I am a huge sports fan. I run and moderate a Facebook group that helps people with UK & Italian pensions. Where, when and why did you move abroad? […]

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Laetitia, Barcelona

Who are you? I am Laetitia. I am French-Cameroonian, and I’ve been living in Spain for nearly three years now. Before that, I lived in the UK for about eight years. I’ve been living outside of France for over a decade, and since 2018, I’ve been documenting my move to Spain in a blog, called […]

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Tamara Jacobi, Near Puerto Vallarta

Who are you? I’m Tamara Jacobi, founder of the Tailwind Jungle Lodge on the Mexican Pacific.I’m the author of Wildpreneurs (HarperCollins Leadership, Feb. 2020). My book is guide for turning passion into business. Wildpreneurs tells of my experience creating my dream business in the jungle. I’m also a new mom. My son, Zephyr, was born […]

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Kevin, International Expat

Who are you? My name is Kevin, I’m French, from Paris. I am an International HR Professional and a great travel addict ;)I have completed a few expatriations. Now I am a cruise ship officer, exploring the world. In addition, I am a blogger in my spare time, trying to share my experience and my […]

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Zeliha Kirilmis, Danilovgrad

Who are you? My name is Zeliha Kirilmis; I am a Turkish citizen and from Adana, one of the south eastern citits of Turkey, well known for its kebaps.I am 43 years old, and I have visited several countries and cities over the years, all around the world. I was working in the mega yacht […]

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Dr. Michèle Moriarty, Salzburg

Who are you? / Where, when and why did you move abroad? My name is Dr. Michèle Moriarty and I am originally from Johannesburg, South Africa.Due to escalating crime in the country of our birth, my husband and I decided to embark on an adventure overseas, which first took us to London in 2007. I […]

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Daniel Montiglio, Varna

Who are you? My name is Daniel Montiglio, I’m originally from Chile and I have been living in Varna, Bulgaria for the last 15 years. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I left Chile in 2002 to work in the cruise industry I wanted to see the world and learn from new experiences.A […]

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