Women from around the globe share their experiences of life abroad.
“I truly wanted to experience living on my own and caring for myself just being independent and I felt leaving home was going to give me that push that I needed”
Britney Plummer shares the remarkable impact her life abroad in South Korea had on her life and self-esteem. “I have a whole new outlook on life. I love myself and the people in my life, I am much more open-minded and understanding of those around me, and I don’t let society tell me how to … Continue reading How moving to South Korea changed my outlook on life
Karla Fraser shares her expansive expatise experience having lived abroad in the UAE, Afghanistan, Dominica, Singapore and Bangladesh. “I have always wanted to live and work abroad since obtaining my graduate degree in International Affairs… I did not know anyone in any of the five countries I have lived.” Let’s start at the beginning: Where … Continue reading The life of an expat across five countries
Brandi shares her expat experience raising a black family in China “I definitely feel that my sons’ lives have been enriched through our experiences. My sons are not afraid to travel and have gained extensive knowledge about surviving outside of the USA. Their goals are more globally oriented.” Let’s start at the beginning: Where are … Continue reading The challenges and rewards of a black family living in China.
Helen Debrah-Ampofo, aged 30, shares her expat journey moving from the UK to UAE. “It was easy to make friends because the UAE is very safe – people will meet you in a shop and invite you over for dinner that same night. And it’s normal.” Let’s start at the beginning: Where are you originally … Continue reading A British Ghanian in the UAE
Christine Job, founder of Flourish in the Foreign, shares her experience building a life in spain and building a community of expats abroad. “When I decided I definitely wanted to move to Spain, I joined many different Facebook groups for Americans in Spain and entrepreneurs in Spain and started networking. By the time I actually … Continue reading Christine Job: From US to building a life in Spain.
Linda shares her expatise experience, working for the military in the Bahamas and St. Croix to her plans for a Panama retirement. “… although the locals are people of color, the majority of my coworkers were not. The base was known for being the home of the ‘Good Ol’ Boys’ club, so people of color and … Continue reading Military Roots: From Bahamas to Panama
Palak shares her expat life takeaways from her time spent in Italy and South America “Language can be a barrier, but everywhere I went people were so friendly. They would try and help out when they could and invite me to social gatherings with their local groups. I always felt welcomed.“ Let’s start at the … Continue reading Summers in Italy to Volunteering in South America
Sharifa has travelled and lived all over the world from the Outback of Australia to Africa, Latin America & Europe! Read as she shares her life lessons and memorable experiences as an expat. “For me, when life becomes too routine I start planning my next escape. There is always an adventure on the horizon.“ Let’s … Continue reading Living Out Loud: A Truly Expat Experience
Vanessa shares her journey migrating to the UK, the struggles she’s overcomed and her process for building stability overseas. “The most rewarding thing for me is just being in the city that I’ve always wanted to live in. No matter how hard life gets, sometimes I stop and look around at the city I’ve chosen … Continue reading Finding A Sense of Home, Abroad
“I would say the most rewarding thing has been seeing myself grow so much as a person. Sounds super cliche but moving abroad can change your whole perspective on life.” Jenna, Age 22 Let’s start at the beginning: Where are you originally from? When did you move abroad and where did you move abroad to? … Continue reading From China to NZ: Expat Experiences amidst COVID
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