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Venaugh

Venaugh is about expat life. I was born in the UK, grew up in the Caribbean. After that, I moved to Colombia for 3 years and Mexico. From these experiences, I have been through a lot of struggle adjusting and figuring out life again. I hope to share what I've learned with you so that you don't have to struggle like I did. Let's be fearless together.

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Marina Expat Chameleon

11 years, 7 places of living, French husband and 2 bi-cultural children - that's the score of the Russian expat living currently in French Guiana. This blog is about nomad lifestyle, mixed family and traveling.

Travelbagsandbones

We are currently writing and creating videos about Ecuador. We are expats.

Expats Ecuador

Expats Ecuador is run by Jason and Michelle, a mixed Expat/Ecuadorian couple that write about how expats can bridge the culture gap and better fit into life in Ecuador.

Travelers

Personal blog that documents our decision to leave the United States, sell or give away everything we own, quit our jobs and head out on a great adventure.

Papa Jefe | My Retirement in Ecuador

This is a story of how my wife and I retired at 55 to Ecuador. Its been a long, strange trip. I expect it to be longer and stranger still.

Latitude Adjustment

And now the adventure continues. After almost a decade of what ifs, dreaming, and planning, we moved to the highlands of Western Panama in April 2015. We arrived there from Long Beach, California with two big dog crates, two sweet dogs, and not much more, to find out what lay around the next bend. And more recently, the four of us made another move from Panama to the dazzling city of Medellin the jumping-off point for our South American travels.

Cartagena Explorer

I started Cartagena Explorer in mid-2018 to be a city guide for Cartagena for visitors and residents (including expats!) alike. I write about the history of Cartagena and the attractions in the city as well as on living in Colombia as an expat.

The Expater

A lifestyle blog for expats. Parenting, beauty, luxury travel, relationships and all things expat lifestyle related.

Footloose Lemon Juice

Brazil Travel & Lifestyle Blog

Wandering Willow

Wandering Willow is a travel blog about our journey to and experiences in Ecuador.

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An Englishman in Colombia

The first three years of my Blog covered moving to, and settling in Colombia, I then moved over to covering just my woodwork projects, but now I use it as a diary, for my family and friends to follow

colombiatravelreporter.com

This is a blog about off the beaten path travel in Colombia written by someone who has lived and been traveling in Colombia since 1972.

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Nico Parco

Stories of Development, Climbing & Culture from Wherever I Go

Bolivia Insider

Bolivia Insider offers useful travel planning information and inspiring stories from Bolivia. Bolivia Insider is written by a team of expats and locals who know Bolivia like the back of our hand. It is our mission to share with you the country that we love.

Gringo House

Various issues regarding expats and others in Ecuador. Sights, sounds and a variety of activities. Things to do and see. Some health related items.

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Open Minded Traveler

My personal blog, I started it in 2012 to blog about life abroad. Took a year off in 2016, to start my PereiraCityGuide.com project. In 2017, the blog is focused on lifestyles abroad, travel and horses. We are writing for expats, travelers and horse lovers!

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The Gypsy Soul Diaries

My name is Deb, a nurse by profession and have been living in South America since 2013. I am a blogger, traveler, horror freak and a frustrated writer under the full moon. I love listening to indie rock-folk and the-staring-out-into-the-solar-system kind of music. My hobbies include playing League of Legends and World of Warcraft.

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Amanda Around the World

I work in international development, so I'm always travelling. My blog is a combination of living in new places as an expat and travelling to new places on weekends and vacations. I'm currently living in Sucre, Bolivia, so check out my latest adventures!

8 Duffels & 2 Mutts

In February 2016, we packed up our 2 toddlers, our 2 large dogs, and everything we could cram into 8 duffel bags. We left behind our comfortable life in Iowa, USA to trade in for something new. We have now been expats to Ecuador for a full year!

Expat of the month:Campaigning for the rights of expat children in the Netherlands

Campaigning for the rights of expat children in the Netherlands

Originally from Ecuador, Andrea is a mom and lawyer who has been living in the Netherlands for nine years now. After the country introduced a travel ban for family members from outside the European Union, she started a campaign for helping expat children in the Netherlands reunite with their parents and grandparents. But in May 2021, the government finally lifted this entry ban under certain conditions. Andrea talks to Expat.com about the impact of this campaign and expat children's rights in the Netherlands.