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The 5 Types of Posts on Expat Forums

Congratulations! You’ve made the bold decision to leave your home country and live abroad. It’s going to be an incredible adventure, filled with challenges that will force you to grow as a person. 763 more words

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The 5 Types of Responses on Expat Forums

Congratulations! You made the bold decision to leave your home country and live abroad. It was an incredible adventure, filled with challenges that forced you to grow as a person. 851 more words

Humor

After The Fall

It wasn’t really a fall, it was more of a complete transformation of a mild mannered *cough, cough* Aussie chick into a fully functioning, homicidal maniac but I must say I felt better getting it off my chest and I want to give all you guys a shout out as well.  767 more words

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Four months in

It’s end of April on the calendar, which means that really warm days are coming soon (though you wouldn’t be able to tell by today’s gray and rainy situation) and it also means that I am now over 120 days into this expat ride. 1,438 more words

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Must Have Apps for Life in Jakarta

We are leaving Jakarta to go back home to the U.S. in just 61 days. Yes, exactly two months from today we will be boarding a plane home and leave our life here in Indonesia. 875 more words

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...Where Everybody Knows Your Name

“Madame, are you, uhhhh, from Ethiopia?” the server at Pizza Riah asked.

To a Black American person, the question was simultaneously hilarious, sweet, and confusing. 623 more words

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Writing, the agony of change; Photography, nothing of substance; Expat Life in Peru; Family and Friends

I am working along at a furious pace and crossing out the little red boxes in the margin at a fantastic rate. This is great I think, I’m now two-thirds of the way through the manuscript and am proud of the changes I’m making to the content. 730 more words

Living In Lima Peru