Huda, Muscat

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.I have a personal blog called ‘HudaSays’ and also run a Facebook group for women moving to a new city or country. The group is about reaching … Read more

Karen Wilmot, Muscat

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.I left South Africa in 1991 for the first time and have just returned. In between these years I have sailed across the atlantic, worked … Read more

Chris Brauer, Salalah

Who are you? My name is Chris Brauer and I currently live in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. I have been a teacher for seventeen years, and am currently teaching a grade 5/6 split class at Yaqan Nukiy School on Lower Kootenay Reserve (outside Creston). I am also a writer and have recently completed a travel … Read more

Freddie Sayers, Muscat

Who are you? I’m Freddie Sayers, a 36 year old expat working in the construction industry. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved from the UK to Canada in 2001 for an internship in Edmonton, Alberta.I chose to go to Canada because my girlfriend (now wife) was in Canada. We then spent … Read more

Tony Walsh, Muscat

Who are you? Well, I’m very different from the person I was when I first moved away from my home country. My name is Tony Walsh and have been fortunate to have had so many great cultural and work experiences away from my home country, England.Where, when and why did you move abroad? In 1986 … Read more

Heather Duncan, Muscat

Who are you? My name is Heather and I am a 20-something Scottish girl living in Muscat, the capital city of Oman. Four years ago myself and my new husband packed up two suitcases each and waved ‘cheerio’ to Bonnie Scotland and began our new life in the Arab world. Since then we have now … Read more

Heather Duncan, Muscat

Who are you? My name is Heather Duncan and I am a Scottish Expat living in Muscat, Oman Where, when and why did you move abroad? We arrived in sunny Muscat in September 2012 after my husband accepted a job offer to work in the country full time.What challenges did you face during the move? … Read more

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