From Calgary to Bangkok: The Facetious Farang

11 February, 2013 09:56  Erin Erin

Facetious Farang My name is Ruth, and I blog at The Facetious Farang. I’m from Calgary in Western Canada, and I currently live waaay out in the suburbs of steamy Bangkok, Thailand.

1. Why did you move abroad?
My husband and I both love travelling, and we’d always wanted to live abroad. When I was finishing my master’s thesis, we made a deal: once I graduated, we’d move to the first country that offered one of us a decent job. As graduation loomed, I was still trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life, while he had a career as a high school teacher. Needless to say, he got the job offer, and here we are in Thailand.
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From Canada to Norway: From There to Here

07 February, 2013 11:39  Erin Erin

from there to here My name is Jay and I’m a former teacher from Canada that now calls Stavanger, Norway home.

1. Why did you move abroad?
A few years ago, I was teaching full time in Northern Alberta and my husband was working for a large international company as a mechanical engineer when he was approached to move into a global position.  We found the idea of living overseas and travelling irresistible.  In July 2010, we packed up our bags and moved to Gabon, a country on the West coast of Africa.  We were so thankful for our time abroad and we knew as things were coming to an end in Gabon that we weren’t ready to move home to Canada so we accepted a second expatriation in Norway.
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From Florida to the south of England: Running Across the Pond

04 February, 2013 09:33  Erin Erin

Running Across the Pond London I’m Taylor, a native Floridian now living in the south of England!

1. Why did you move abroad?
I moved because I fell in love with a wonderful man with an English accent and now we’re getting married! After over 3 years of a transatlantic relationship, I finally moved across the pond. (More)

   


From Manchester to USA to Singapore: It's Lynny Kansas

31 January, 2013 08:03  Erin Erin

My family its lynny kansas My name is Lynn, but a number of years ago, thanks to a “Dorothy” Halloween costume I wore one year, my friends daughter started calling me Lynny Kansas, it kind of stuck - hence the name of my blog, It’s Lynny Kansas.  Not everyone calls me Lynny Kansas, but I do get called Lynny a lot which I don’t mind and actually kind of like.  As my Mum always used to say, as long as you don’t call me late for my supper, you can call me whatever you like!

I originally hail from Manchester, in the North West of England, I spent 17 years living in the USA, but now reside in hot and steamy Singapore.

1. Why did you move abroad?
My first move abroad was in 1994 when my husband took a 3 year secondment job in Connecticut in the USA.  This turned into 6 years, by which time we decided we didn’t really want to move back to the UK as we had acclimatized to the USA lifestyle (and weather).  My husband changed jobs, and we spent a further 11 years living in Virginia, USA,  before a promotion with his Company brought us out to Singapore in 2011. (More)

   


De Bretagne à Zürich: Carnet d'escapades

28 January, 2013 09:15  Erin Erin

carnet descapades snow Je m’appelle Laurène, je suis Française et expatriée à Zürich, en Suisse, depuis un peu plus d’un an. J’ai grandi à Paris mais suis d’origine bretonne (et suis très attachée à la Bretagne !). J’aime la nature, le sport, les voyages et les découvertes en général. Je partage mes escapades en Suisse et ailleurs sur mon blog, Carnet d’escapades.

1. Pourquoi êtes-vous partis à l'étranger ?
A la fin de mes études, je devais faire un stage à l’étranger. J’avais décidé d’aller en Suisse car j’y étais allée lors d’un week-end et avait beaucoup aimé le cadre de vie: les villes à taille humaine, les montagnes, les lacs…Ca me parlait ! A la fin de mon stage, j’ai décidé de rester vivre à Zürich…
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From the UK to Malaysia: My Asian Town Throwdown

24 January, 2013 09:40  Erin Erin

asian town throwdown turtleHi!
I’m Glenn, 20 years old and a student from a University in the UK. Currently I am living and working In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, having flown out here in July 2012 not knowing what the hell the next 12 months was going to entail!  I’ve got work as a trainee in a construction company out here along with a few other classmates and I started blogging really just to document my travels, experience and trials and tribulations during my time in Asia.
Cheers!

1. Why did you move abroad?

Well, my reasons might me different from a lot of people on this site as I know my time spent abroad is for a finite amount of time.
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From Australia to Canada: Skippy or Bullwinkle

21 January, 2013 10:57  Erin Erin

skippy or bulwinkle I’m Emily and have been living in Canada since March 2012 with my husband. I moved from Australia to Kamloops in Canada, and I’m doing my best to work out how to snowboard and see as much of North America as I can.

1. Why did you move abroad?
My husband and I both worked for a Canadian company in Australia, we were lucky enough to get an inter-company transfer.
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Von Berlin nach Nikosia: Aphrodites Schatten

17 January, 2013 10:47  Erin Erin

Aphrodites Shade - © CIPS/Marcos Gittis Mein Name ist Christiane Sternberg. Ich bin Berlinerin und lebe jetzt in Nikosia. Zusammen mit meinem Mann, dem Fotografen Marcos Gittis.

1. Warum bist du ins Ausland umgezogen?
Um eine lange Geschichte kurz zu erzählen: Zu der Zeit, als es in Zypern für uns als Journalisten besonders spannend war, haben wir uns mit einem Fuß hier niedergelassen (2003 Öffnung der Grenzen nach fast 30 Jahren, 2004 gescheitertes Referendum zur Wiedervereinigung, Beitritt der Republik Zypern zur EU). Wir lebten jeweils ein paar Monate in Zypern, dann in Berlin und wieder retour. Auf Dauer geht das natürlich nicht. Irgendwann mussten wir uns entscheiden – und deshalb zogen wir 2006 endgültig nach Zypern.


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From Worcestershire to Puglia: Sunshine and Tomatoes

14 January, 2013 11:06  Erin Erin

sunshine and tomatoes amy My name's Amy, I'm in my mid-twenties and I'm originally from Worcestershire in the UK. I moved to the Puglia region in southern Italy just over 2 years ago, and I've been living here ever since!


1. Why did you move abroad?
Initially I moved to Puglia to take a job as an English teacher in a small, private school. I knew nothing of southern Italy before I arrived, but I had been eager for a change of scenery and a new adventure. So off to Italy I went!
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From Philadelphia to Argentina: Seashells and Sunflowers

10 January, 2013 09:24  Erin Erin

seashells and sunflowers katie My name is Katie Metz, and I’m a yanqui (Argentine slang for an American) from Philadelphia living in Necochea, Argentina.  I’ve called this small seaside city home for the last four years.

1. Why did you move abroad?
I met my Argentine boyfriend (now husband) Daniel six years ago. After maintaining a long-distance romance for two and half years, we finally decided that for the benefit of our relationship, one of us would need to make the leap into the unknown. For personal reasons, we decided that it would be easier for me to move to Argentina than for Daniel to move to the United States, particularly since he’s involved in his family’s business. I moved to Necochea, a coastal city of 68,000 inhabitants in the province of Buenos Aires, back in March 2009.
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