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 … Read more

Maribeth Theisen, Near Split

Who are you? My name is Maribeth Theisen. I’m an American married to a British man.I’m a psychotherapist, photographer and travel blogger at MBsWorld. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I’ve actually lived abroad previously; as a child in Germany, a teenager in Vietnam, recently in France, and now Croatia. I learned so … Read more

Nikki McArthur, Toulouse

Who are you? My name is Nikki McArthur, I moved to France from the UK back in 2004 with my husband and three children.We now have five children (the two youngest were born in France). I’m a freelance proofreader / document formatter and run several other businesses with my husband and eldest son. Where, when … Read more

Mike White, Guanacaste

Who are you? Mike White, Founder of The Happy Rollers (helping people move to Costa Rica so they can experience the same incredible country as I do every day). Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to the Guanacaste region in Costa Rica with my wife, two daughters (3 & 6) and … Read more

Catherine, Annecy

Hi there, Catherine here. My husband and I moved to the French Alps (Annecy) from Australia in 2009 with our then 6, 9 and 12-year-old children.It was certainly not a spur of the moment move – that doesn’t happen when you are 15000 km distant – and it was probably a somewhat tentacular original discussion … Read more

Kelly Kristensen, Viborg

Who are you? Kelly Kristensen, American blogger and YouTube creator of My New Danish Life, veteran teacher of 16 years, mother of two boys and married since 2010. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Denmark in March of 2016 because my Danish husband got a new job.We wanted to try … Read more

Tiffany And Tom Pence, Queretaro

We are Tiffany and Tom, and two years ago we moved to Queretaro, Mexico. We wanted a lower cost of living and better quality of life than 70-hour work weeks.We’ve traveled extensively, but after a quick birthday trip to Mexico, we thought “Why not move here?” We did some research and discovered the visa and … Read more

Roger Southam

Who are you? I am Roger Southam, serial entrepreneur and High Performance Coach. I founded my first company in 1989 and ran it successfully until 2016 when I sold it to an International Real Estate Advisor.I am a Chartered Surveyor by profession by now active in Biogas, Tech solutions and high performance coaching. Where, when … Read more

Briony Macgregor, Jimbaran Bay

Who are you? I am a typical empty nester aged 44.All my children moved out of home and I decided to move and travel abroad for a change. I decided to gain employment overseas in Indonesia, last October. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I decided I needed a change of lifestyle after … Read more

Alpona Dutta, Dublin

Who are you? I’m currently a postgraduate student in Dublin. I’ve been a freelance content writer for a long time, self-published a novella on Amazon Kindle, have a full-fledged book publishing contract to my name, and am a food blogger.I’ve got a huge affinity for coffee, which only seems to be growing by the day … Read more