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Ten years later, my ambition is still the same!

Driven by my passion for discovering new cultures, and as an expatriate myself for several years, I launched the Expat Blog project in 2005. At this time, I was looking for information on the Internet about living and working abroad, especially in the UK and in Spain. I realized that very few websites...
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We are outspoken

People should be open to new experiences, make the best out of life, go explore new countries, learn new languages… But it is also important to be open towards other cultures and people that come to your home country. It is important to put yourself in somebody’s shoes and to...
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The best part of Multicoolty

The best part of our project is meeting so many people from all parts of the world and with different backgrounds. One day you meet a miner from Kazakhstan, the next day you interview an Italian photographer, then a Korean dancer, a famous American jazzman, a guy from Togo cleaning the streets...
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Fascinating experience

My name is Marina and I am an Italian from Milan married to a half German. We left Italy a few years ago initially to have an international experience and to learn a different culture and our jobs took us to China. We lived in China for two years, and...
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That is why we are expats

I’m an American living in Freiburg. I’m married to another American, and we have three boys (6, 4, and 1). Many moons ago, I earned a degree in art history, and then I spent several years planning travel as a profession. Now, I’m the chief travel officer for our family,...
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Basically for adventure

I’m American, I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and lived in the San Francisco Bay area before moving to Munich, Germany. I moved here, basically for adventure. It wasn’t so much that I wanted to live in Germany per se, but I wanted to live abroad and...
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Bored without international flare

My name is Inge and I am German from Cologne. Actually, Cologne and Nairobi are the places where I feel home. I used to be a foreign correspondent and lived in various countries like Scandinavia, Japan and Kenya. I was a promoter of my country abroad, I was very German,...
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Baby-centric country

My name is Rebecca and I am from Toronto, Canada. Actually, my family is originally from the Netherlands and my husband is Lebanese. My husband’s job brought us to Germany a few months ago. I do not necessary feel that we are in Germany, I feel like we are in...
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Recycling – the German way

I’m a Canadian with a big love for travel. As such, I run a travel and expat living blog in my “spare time” with the hope to inspire others to travel or even move abroad. I moved to Germany in order to start a brand new life halfway around the...
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A world citizen with roots in Turkey, UK and Germany

Ozlem, who is an independent image consultant, a spiritual healer and a coach, originally from Istanbul (Turkey), has lived an expat life since she was very young. She spent more than ten years working in international business development in London, worked on two projects for Social Entrepreneurs in Bolivia and...