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I'm an American, living in Japan. I teach English to earn a living, stitch and create to make me happy, and try to experience and learn as much as I can about Japan.
Travel Blog of an Overseas Filipino Worker
We were approved for dual citizenship and will be leaving Phoenix, AZ anytime now and moving to Italy. We are going to start our adventure in Parma and then find a southern town to make a 'home base'.
The past 15 months of my life have been spent in a land where the layer of history pile up on one another threatening to overcome it's future. The people who call this place home think, speak, and write using a different frequency from that of our world. I found myself wondering whether I really still was on earth as even the laws of physics didn't seem to apply the same there. As I struggled to understand the world that was embracing me, yet at the same time pushing me back I found friendship, love, passion, and pain. Now thrown back into the world I once unquestionably thought as home I am finding myself once again struggling to fit in to everything I used to call "normal". I've left a part of myself in China, woven into the fabric of the land and the newest pages of history. Let me take you on a journey back there, week by week through my life as a terrified, frustrated, intrigued, and fascinated foreigner by typing up the weeks recorded in my journals.
An American who has been living in Berne for many years takes a close-up, personal and often humorous look at life in Switzerland. I will touch on everything from recipes to jokes to doing the laundry to learning the language a potpourri of fun!
Greek life through my eyes. 40 years married to a Greek, living in Greece with 2 cross cultural children, and 5 grandchildren. Everything I see is still slightly foreign, still fresh. I am still learning about the life here. I observe, I comment, I write about my life and how it is for this xeni .
At the time of starting repatriateme.com, the repat is in between countries. The decision has been made: She is leaving her temporary-for-10-years country Luxembourg to go back to her native and beloved Norway, with hubby and two girls who have gotten really big while theyve been away. The girls that is She will write about that in-between state, about the leaving and the coming home, and about the inevitable reverse culture shock. Changed and unchanged, expected and unexpected, familiar and unfamiliar, loss and gain. She will write in both English and Norwegian, hoping that fellow repats, or ex-repats, or expats who might become repats, or just anyone who would enjoy her writings and topics, will find their way to this site. And maybe the odd Norwegian who could benefit from seeing the country through the keyboard of someone whos been away for a long time. The repat has a journalist background.
Interpersonal relations and stories based in Budapest and Helsinki, fostering an understanding of Finno-Ugric matters and relations, from a Cross-Cultural / Third Culture Kid viewpoint. In words and photomontage. I spend 45% of my time in Helsinki and the rest in Budapest.
Willkommen: The best expat blogs from Germany
Germany with its thriving economy, robust democracy, and liberal outlook is one of Central Europe's most inviting expat destinations. Whether you are a student, professional, or entrepreneur, you will have no difficulty adjusting to the well-organised and efficient lifestyle — maybe with the help of a few words in German for a start. But wouldn't it be great to have an ally while living in Germany? We have selected five expat bloggers in Germany, whom we think you will appreciate for their experience and eagerness to share.