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Expats share their worldwide experiences with guest posts. Here you'll also find Bex's experiences as an expat in Greece

Lessons Learned from Travel and Teaching - Intercultural Intelligence

Life lessons that teaching – and travelling – have taught me

What life lessons have I learned through travelling? That expression "Jack of all trades, Master of none" used to really irritate me, probably because it summed me up quite well yet seemed to have negative...
Tips to Combat Loneliness Abroad

Tips for combatting loneliness in a foreign country

You only need to head to Instagram, your Facebook feed or Twitter to see pictures and stories of how wonderful life is on the ‘other side of the fence’ – or globe in this...
Riot Dog of Athens - the true story - LifeBeyondBorders

Riot Dog Athens

I originally wrote this article back in 2012 when there was a lot of negative press about Athens on the news.  The Greek economic crisis was really starting to bite and rioting wasn't an...
Girl Gone Greek - Read the novel by Rebecca Hall

Girl Gone Greek – a novel

My novel's been out since 2015  - but let's have a look at the development of writing Girl Gone Greek. Update: You may also follow my Girl Gone Greek website for more background information about...

Greece, the UK, the EU Referendum

**Warning: Swearing in this post - plus some honest opinions you may not like** Thank you. She stepped up to me and embraced me.  I looked and felt a little perplexed. Your chocolate tonight is free, on...

Impact Hub – Athens

You're a travel blogger, a remote or location independent worker. You're coming to Athens, Greece for a short or mid-period of time and whilst you may've rented a great AirBNB apartment to base yourself,...

Fund your travels with TEFL?

Many of you will know; prior to my life as a travel writer, I trained as a TEFL teacher and taught in Greece for over 5 years. I recently read a really interesting article about...

Moving Overseas

Those familiar with my site know that I've travelled overland by train from London to Athens and even taken a container ship from Athens to Hong Kong, all in the name of experience and adventure....

Launch of “Girl Gone Greek” in Athens

Followers of my site will know I also wear a different hat: that of an author of fiction.  In May 2015 I released my debut novel Girl Gone Greek on Amazon. I self-published it...

Greece ‘in crisis’ – JULY 2015

It seems a real shame that I have to write this. Many of you will know that I live here and am a huge fan of Greece and the Greek people.  And many of you...

An expat in Italy – guest post

BIO: Helen is originally from Cornwall, UK, and spent some years in London before moving to Dublin, Ireland in 2003. There, she was swept off her feet by an Italian - Mr M. In late...

Living the Dream in Cambodia

Half English, half American, Lucy is the author of www.lucysmilesaway.com She has spent the last six years travelling and most of that time is spent getting lost and making friends who can read maps. She has...

Top five things about life in South Korea

The League of Expat Writer's has been rather silent for a while.  We're back now!  Meagan - an American in South Korea - shares her experience with us. I moved to South Korea 3.5 years...

An oasis in Athens city on a hot day

A glorious 28 degrees today - but I am in the middle of the city! I love the southern beaches, but they're a bit too far to venture out to by the time I...

North American expat in Peru

Tina Stelling is a dispossessed expat, freelance writer, blogger, recently published guide writer, and lover of all things delicious. You can buy her first guide on Arequipa, Peru on Amazon. You can also follow...

American life in a small UK seaside town

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Incorrect assumptions of an expat lifestyle

As followers of my site will know, I run regular stories by expats in my Expats Sharing Experiences section.  I like to reach out and encourage others to share their stories of expat life,...

Expat life in the Netherlands

Today, Sophie shares her story with us:  She is a twenty-something Canadian who moved to the Netherlands for love.  In her eighteen months in the country, she has earned an MA in Media Studies,...

Swimming: East vs West

Claudia Landini is an intercultural trainer, cross-cultural and mobile career coach, interpreter, founder of Expat Clic and Expat Women at Work,  a community platform for professional women living abroad. For the last 24 years...

From sunny Greece to frozen Alberta, Canada – an expat’s experiences.

Bio: Emmanuelle Stathopoulos  is an Environmental Psychologist and Accredited Life Coach with a love for Interior Architecture and Design. She was born in Athens but grew up between Athens and Brussels and studied in the...