Expat Life

Expat Life

From Mexico to the Czech Republic: An Expat in Prague

When Alejandro Cruz was relocated from Mexico to the Czech Republic for work, he wasn’t sure what to expect. But, he’s come to both appreciate the wonders of this Central European city and consider...

Becoming Expats: From Seattle to Chiang Mai

Alana Morgan From: Seattle, Washington Currently living in: Chiang Mai, Thailand Go-to spots in Chiang Mai: When friends come to visit: Graph Café in the Old City For dinner, drinks, music, and massages: Fah Lanna Spa along the Ping...

From Hong Kong to New York City

Kevin Wong (@kevinwonka) From: Hong Kong Currently living in: New York City, NY Favorite food spots: Mamouns, Nom Wah, Raoul’s, Balthazar, The Butcher’s Daughter Studying: Architecture & Urban Design It seems like Kevin Wong was destined to live abroad...

Why I Love Florence

My personal connection with Florence started almost 20 years ago. On my way back home to Germany from a bus tour to Rome, our driver stopped in Florence for two hours, and the city...

Becoming Expats: Ashley, an American in London

Ashley Nord (@truenord) From: Saint Paul, Minnesota Living in: London, England Has also lived in: Oxford, England; Stockholm, Sweden   Recommendations:  For green-spaces with a view: Regent’s/Primrose Hill, Greenwich, or Richmond Parks For artistic surroundings: The Tate Modern, Tate Britain, The...

Becoming Expats: Monika, a Croatian in Dublin

Monika Peuc (@monikaharmonika) From: Zagreb, Croatia Living in: Dublin, Ireland For Irish food: Dylan McGrath’s restaurants. The Rustic Stone, Fade St. Social, Brasserie 66 … you can’t go wrong with any of them. For a pint: Not the...

Becoming Expats: Giulia, an Italian in London

Giulia Dini (@giuliadini) From: Turin, Italy Living in: London, England To fill a Sunday morning: Check out the Columbia Flower Market To get some exercise: Cycle along Regent’s Canal To see wildlife in the city: Search for deer in...

Becoming Expats: Sasha Wang, from China to Italy

Sasha Wang (@staialborgo) From: Shenyang, China Living in: Florence, Italy       Favorite spot in Florence: Piazza della Passera Must-see museum: Uffizi, Galleria dell'Accademia Most impressive architecture: Brunelleschi's Dome Best gelateria: Gelateria Della Passera Best place for traditional Italian: Il Magazzino Best coffee...

Becoming Expats: Mia, An American in Peru

Mia Spingola (@mambo773) From: Chicago, Illinois Currently living in: Lima, Peru Has also lived in: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santa Marta, Colombia; Florence, Italy Best neighborhood to explore in Lima: Barranco Go-to cafe in Lima: Buenavista Cafe (purely for the view....