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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

Australia Dreaming feat. Nene Davies

Nene Davies is a writer - emigrated from Wales to Australia.  She was born in England to Welsh parents, raised in Wales and now lives in Australia with her lovely husband and family. She loves...

Greece – she’s hard to hate, and once she’s got you in her spell…

Excerpt from my, as yet to be completed, up and coming debut novel. It's Greece - it's just, well, *blah* isn't it? commented my father.   "Now GO!" he backed towards the exit, looking slightly misty eyed. ...

Three months in Italy – Margie Miklas

Margie Miklas is a writer, photographer, and critical-care nurse who has a passion for travel, with a particular love of Italy. She lives in Port St Lucie, Florida where she works in a cardiovascular...

Alkyonides days – even the weather in Greece originates from myth

What do I mean by Alkyonides days? Weather phenomenon This weather phenomenon in January & February in Greece is referred to as "Alkyonides." Sitting in cafes drinking coffee, people will remark on the high temperatures in...

Cathy Powell – aka The Wandering Sheila

Cathy Powell is an Australian who lives in England. She caught the travel bug in the late 90s and sampled Western Europe and England. She lived in Italy between mid 2006 – mid 2012,...

Eating my way around Cambodia: the good, bad & ugly

This week's League of Expat Writers moves to exotic SE Asia. Tammy and Chris are a couple hailing from Germany and England, meaning between them they are efficient and polite, but unable to talk...

Clear off the Tracks! My Abu Dhabi Adventure

The League of Expat Writers kick started the New Year with a post by author Anna Nicholas about Christmas celebrations in Spain.  In December, the Over-Thinking Expat (aka Kimberly) shared with LEW a story about...

Wanderings around Athens

In a city as beautiful as this, when I'm not sitting down whiling the hours away drinking coffee or hot chocolate with friends, I love to just wander the streets of Athens. There are many interesting...

An event fit for a king – Anna Nicholas

BIO: Although born in Kent and largely brought up in London, Anna is a bit of a wild Celt being of Irish, Scottish and Welsh extraction.  Anna studied English Literature and Classics at Leeds...

Greece a sinkhole?

Kalo mina and kali xronia everyone!  Welcome to 2013.  How was your New Year?  How did you celebrate it?  Expats Blog offered a good feature on how expats celebrated around the world and I...

Speaking the Local Lingo: Amy Lucinda Jones.

Today's League of Expat Writer's features Amy Lucinda.  She's a British expat who is currently living in southern Italy. She's an English teacher, blogger and lover of all things related to coffee/gelato/cake. Amy moved to...

The Emotionally Resilient Expat

The Over-thinking Expat (AKA Kimberly) was born in raised in Atlanta, Georgia and has spent most of her adult life living in Ireland, the US, and her current host country, the United Arab Emirates....

Tony James Slater: Another Day in Paradise

I came to Australia for the same reason most people do – the same old regular reason to come to Australia: I was broke. Okay, well maybe it’s not the most common reason for coming...

Life & an education on Kefalonia by UK volunteer – Sam Howell.

Sam grew up in Gloucestershire, England. He concluded his formal studies with a BA in Creative Writing and English in London. He is regularly drawn to Greece and Italy, before being drawn back to England. Though...

The sun doesn’t always shine when living abroad – the difficulties too

I read a post by Barry O'Leary the other day, 5 Things I Hate About Living in Spain and it prompted me to write this post. Sara Alexi, author of  “The Greek Village” series, in her recent...

Barry O’Leary – An expat in Spain

This week's League of Expat Writers features Barry O'Leary who has been living the expat life for almost nine years. Seven of those have been in Seville, where he spends his time teaching, writing,...

Author Sara Alexi – Greece captured my heart

This week's League of Expat Writers features Sara Alexi, author of "The Greek Village" series of books.  Here, she shares with us her own personal story of how she came to love Greece. Very few...

My favourite part of the day in Greece

I can honestly say I love going to work. Not necessarily because I have a job I enjoy (although that's partly to do with it), and not necessarily because that job is in my chosen...

Speed dating in Athens

I was persuaded to go Speed dating by a friend of mine. I'm a Speed dating virgin, so I reluctantly signed up to the event, hosted by the lovely Eleni and Elena of Xpat Athens.  I...

Sonia Marsh & Life in Belize

This week's League of Expat Writer's features Sonia Marsh.  Some of you may have read my previous interview with Sonia where I discussed her Freeways to Flipflops book.  This week, Sonia discusses how her family coped...
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