Amy Whitney, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Who are you? My name is Amy Whitney. I am 39 years old. I am originally from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, born and raised. I am a teacher and started an online language school called Expat Spanish Lessons, which helps expats, living in or moving to Mexico, to learn the Spanish they will immediately need in their … Read more

Elena Hebert, Lyon, France

Who are you?   My name is Elena Hebert; I am passionate about helping adults learn foreign languages even with their busy lives. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I am twice an expat. The first time I moved abroad was when I was 19, from Russia to the US to study. It was a tough move because I … Read more

John Morris, Blumenau, Brazil

Who are you? I’m John Morris, a retired Missouri native who lived in California for 30 years and had the good fortune to work for a pension plan for 26 years, and now receive a monthly pension benefit.  Where, when and why did you move abroad? I have spoken for years with friends, colleagues, and … Read more

Rachel Gilbert, Lake Como, Italy

Who are you? I’m Rachel, originally from the UK and now living on Lake Como in Italy. I’m a certified mindset & empowerment coach, specialising in helping expats get the most out of their experience abroad, increase their levels of confidence, and unlock their inner resilience and resourcefulness so they can thrive in their new … Read more

Annegret Bertsch, Beijing, China

Who are you? My name is Annegret Bertsch and I just recently repatriated back to my home country, Germany, after spending the last few years in China and America. During my time abroad I realized how challenging the expat experience can be and I decided to become an ICF accredited expat coach. I am now … Read more

Tanya Korteling, Didyma, Greece

Who are you? My name is Tanya Korteling from England, but now living in a little village called Didyma in Ermionida, Argolidas, in Peloponnese Greece, with my husband Andy. I work as a freelance SEO, Marketing and Data Consultant and also as a Travel Content Creator for our travel blog Can Travel Will Travel and YouTube channel Living in Greece. Where, … Read more