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Awaji-Shima. Small Island - Big Dreams.

JAPAN | Mon, 17 Jul 2017 | By lan | Views [795] | Comments [1]

“Culture hides more than it reveals, and strangely enough what it hides, it hides most effectively from its own participants.” Edward T. Hall. I have never been quite content to travel to a destination, take a snap shot and leave with ... Read more >

Tags: art, culture, dream, expat, explore, island, japan, ocean, relocate, travel

Living in Addis

ETHIOPIA | Wed, 19 Aug 2015 | By gabiaidworking | Views [246]

I have been in Addis now for almost five months and there have been so many challenges and rewards. If I just mention about the living here and not mention my work, these are two of my favourite things about being here. The injera, a type of Ethiopian ... Read more >

Tags: addis ababa, aid working, expat

We're not in Kansas anymore Toto

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 19 Jun 2015 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [298]

On the 30 th of June, Pete and I will celebrate our 6 month anniversary of being expats. Unlike most people who go to live in the UK, we are not neck deep in other Aussies and Kiwis on the same adventure. Out here in East Sussex, we are something of ... Read more >

Tags: bureaucracy, car, east sussex, england, expat, frustration, uk

It’s Better To Own A Little And See The World, Than To Own The World & See Little

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 21 Sep 2014 | By wildchildhannah | Views [352]

Living as an expat in a country like India, there are many common questions locals & travellers will ask you:- * Where are you from? * Why are you here?  * How did you get here? * Do you like living in India (or varients of this) ... Read more >

Tags: choice, decision, expat, freedom, india, lifeinwanderlust, lifestyle, travel, wanderlust

My Scholarship entry - A local encounter that changed my life

CHINA | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By jwang02 | Views [597] | Scholarship Entry

The sound of a car horn pierces through a sea of discombobulating noise, only to be followed by the shouts of drivers honking during Shanghai’s usual rush hour. Sight alone was no longer enough to guide me through these crowded streets; instead I dashed ... Read more >

Tags: asia, china, expat, local encounters, shanghai, travel writing scholarship 2012

Shanghai expat

CHINA | Fri, 13 Apr 2012 | By wi-niko | Views [471]

14 April 2012 My Shanghai life is two weeks underway.  I've spent one week at my work placement with Hercules Industry & Trade Co.  My project is to source contact information for USA garment importers and contact them with a business introduction.... Read more >

Tags: chinese, expat, office work, shanghaihercules

Remember to Validate your Metcard

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 12 Sep 2011 | By princess2802 | Views [2108]

The recorded message rang out, over and over again, at every stop. “Remember to validate your Metcard” Quintessentially Melbourne, it was a reminder of all the messages, bright lights, sounds and seductions I had so desperately missed in my ... Read more >

Tags: australia, expat, melbourne, school, thoughts

First Month in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By mdlove85 | Views [425]

Friday March 18, 2011 I am slacking majorly on my blogging. I finally have internet at my house so it will be easier to write now. Something I'd rather do at the end of the day and not while I'm at work. I am totally connected now! I have cable, ... Read more >

Tags: daegu, english, expat, getting settled, living abroad, new beginnings, south korea, teacher, teaching english, travel

 

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