Posts Tagged ‘expat blog’

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The Middle Kingdom

Matt and Tara Banker packed it in, or in reality, packed it up and moved to Beijing, China. After spending the last few years living/working there, they have created The Middle Kingdom to write about their experiences and help others who are choosing the same path. As Tara states: “Not in Kansas Anymore”.

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urban pilgrim

Lindsay Holmwood left the US for Bangkok as an Associated Press journalist in 2008. As does happen more often than not – life got in the way and she’s been living in Stockholm since 2009. (A move made in the name of love.) Her blog is a compilation of her North American, Asian and Swedish [...]

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A Totally Impractical Guide to Living in Shanghai

Mary Anne Oxendale has lived as an ex-pat for most of her adult life. She’s gone from backpacker to EFL teacher and has been blogging for quite a long time. Not only are her sites (yes, more than one) filled with wisdom and wit -emphasis on wisdom and wit – she still finds time to… [...]

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Seashells & Sunflowers

Katie Alley has given up her life as a Philly girl (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to become an ex-pat in Argentina. (Okay, that’s quite a change in climate!) Her blog not only covers the transition, but also the revelations brought on by such a move. Ooohhh, and there is a recipe section for all of the foodies [...]

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24°19`N 120°40`E

Allison and Jeremiah felt the “best way to see the world on a teacher’s salary, and continue doing what they loved (educating children), was to teach abroad”. They packed they bags and headed to Taiwan. Their adventure has just begun. Where it will lead? Well, not even they can say but it’s sure to be [...]

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The Cranky Yank

The “Cranky Yank”, aka Dan Prescher, is definitely cranky but also passionate about the places he and his wife, Suzan Haskins, have chosen to reside during their 10 years of ex-pat life. Crankiness, passion and “old-fashioned” common sense make this blog worthwhile whether you are serious about relocation or fantasizing from the family armchair in [...]

Hannah in Motion

Hannah is an performer, model, massage therapist and ever-relocating ex-pat. Her blog is a reflective, often poignant look at life as she travels through various parts of the world on her journey to self-discovery.

The Golden Papaya

The Golden Papaya is the blog of a poet and Peace Corps volunteer living in Brazil. Her observations and reflective posts capture moments of expat life.

Shutterbug Scribbler

Shutterbug Scribbler is the blog of Shehani, a 30-something Canadian who has been living in Madrid for the past three years. Her descriptions and stories from daily life are complemented by bright and colourful photography.

Saran Surviving Vienna

Saran is a self-described over-educated, underemployed African-American living in Vienna. Her blog is an honest look at the struggles of getting by in a foreign city without being allowed to get a job.

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