Expat life: Interviews from expats

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Expat Espresso has been a year-long project where twelve lovely expats of all nationalities have contributed their wise words and well-considered advice on expat life. Regardless of their origin, and current location in the world, all these wonderful people took the time to answer the following questions: The answers are … Read More

Expat Espresso in The Netherlands

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Excerpts from expat life in The Netherlands This month’s expat interview comes from Farrah in The Netherlands. Where do you currently live and how did you come to be there? Oisterwijk, Netherlands since October 2012. My husband works for an international company and we were hoping for an assignment opportunity … Read More

Expat Espresso in Switzerland

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Excerpts from expat life in Switzerland Well-known in ‘expat circles’, this month’s expat interviewee is the lovely and very talented Sundae Schneider-Bean. A sudden and unexpected move to Switzerland from the marvellously named Ouagadougou has given her a unique and useful insight to the unexpected turns of expat life. Where … Read More

Expat Espresso in Colombia

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Excerpts from expat life in Colombia Welcome to Marta Guarneri, a very well-travelled Italian expat currently living in Colombia. She is a global business nomad and has a refreshing, positive and practical outlook on expat life which she now shares with ExpatChild and you. Where do you currently live and … Read More

Expat Espresso in Japan

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Excerpts from expat life in Japan This month we meet Jenny, who is taking on a new life (and Darth Vader!) in Japan. After a rough start, she is doing very well and has some vital information to share with others when moving abroad with children. Where do you currently … Read More

Expat Espresso in South Africa

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Excerpts from expat life in South Africa This expat interview comes from my friend, Clara Wiggins, here in South Africa. Clara has contributed some excellent articles to ExpatChild in the past and, as well as working and parenting, has also managed to find time to write a useful book, The … Read More

Expat Espresso in England

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Excerpts from expat life in England This expat interview comes from the deliciously-named Ms Havachat who currently lives in England. As a ‘highly mobile’ expat, she and her family have a unique outlook on the concept of home as they move so often. Where do you currently live and how … Read More

Expat Espresso in Scotland

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Mug with coffee beans Expat interview

Excerpts from expat life in Scotland Our Expat Espresso interviews continue into the new year! Today we catch up with Eamon in Aberdeen, Scotland. Where do you currently live and how did you come to be there? I graduated from University College Cork in 1991 and moved to Aberdeen to … Read More

A portable home

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Creating a feeling of ‘home’ Whether as an expat family, a trailing spouse, or an expat child growing up in more than one place, as you move from one new home to the next quickly creating a feeling of ‘home’ in a new place is vital. As a child I … Read More