Laura Maitland, Sapa

Who are you? Hi there, my name is Laura and I’m 32 years old originally from Ontario, Canada.In 9 months I have volunteered and lived in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and shortly will be flying into India and Nepal. After Asia I will head to Egypt and Morocco before exploring Europe, starting in […]

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Lyra Dacio, Ho Chi Minh City

Who are you? I’m Lyra, a Filipina living in Ho Chi Minh City with my husband and 2 boys. Where, when and why did you move abroad? My family moved to Ho Chi Minh City (from the Philippines) in 2009 when my husband found work here.What challenges did you face during the move? My husband’s […]

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Leah Clements, Hoi An

Who are you? Ha ha, just a small opening question to begin with then! You could be a counsellor! My name is Leah and I’m an integrative counsellor/therapist based in London in the UK. I’ve been working in front line roles in the voluntary sector for the past ten years, which has been challenging but […]

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Kerri Loughran, Ho Chi Minh City

Who are you? I’m a British Expat, living and working in HCMC, Vietnam. I graduated with a degree in English Literature from Lancaster University in 2010 and have spent the last few years trying to figure out what I want to do with my life! I currently work at a small school in District 3 […]

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Michael Tatarski, Ho Chi Minh City

My name is Michael Tatarski. I am a 22 year-old American from New Orleans who is teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I attended the University of Pittsburgh, in Pennsylvania, where I studied Political Science and History. I moved to Ho Chi Minh City, which most people still call Saigon, on September 8th […]

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Jonathan Hoff, Ho Chi Minh City

Jonathan Hoff, born in Bournemouth England. I’m 30 years old and currently a teacher by profession. I moved abroad to Korea in 2004 before heading to Vietnam in 2005. I had spent a year travelling Asia and Australasia before that, and the thought of returning to England to embark on a long, mind-numbingly boring career […]

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