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What "Emily in Paris" gets right about American expat life in Europe

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Much like the rest of the world, I have watched “Emily in Paris,” the hot new show on Netflix about an American woman who moves to Paris for a new job. 1,816 more words


Where to even begin...

It’s been almost a year since I’ve written anything….probably because I’ve been grappling with the nightmare that is COVID-19 for about as much time. Having just stepped out of Turkey, which – although a lovely place- was in the grips of economic downturn and political turmoil, we had hoped China would be an era of stability for us. 434 more words


The expat dilemma: When we are stuck between two worlds

How does it feel when we are stuck between two worlds? Although there is only one planet on which we humans live, this saying is often used. 2,984 more words


How I Went From French Expat to British Citizen

This post is a bit emotional for me because it takes me back to exactly 8 years ago. I remember very well that day, 26th October 2012, when I moved from Paris to London. 1,094 more words


Phase 3 is coming!

Gov.sg released its roadmap to phase 3 of the circuit breaker last week. We have been in Phase 2 for so long I actually thought we were already in Phase 3! 575 more words

C'est La Vie

October 2020

I can’t believe I have begun my fourth season playing overseas. It seems like just yesterday I was arriving in a tiny village in the… 201 more words


(A)Musing Monday

Each Monday I’ll post a picture of a place I’ve been to or lived in, along with some reflections to go with it. This week it is from Shanghai, China, a place I lived in for three years. 373 more words