Tag Archives: Chile

Born to be nomad: expat and local at the same time

“It struck me already at that early age what a melting pot the World really is” — Eric The Expat Earth Interview Series #2 I’m interviewing my French expat friend Eric in his apartment in Potsdam, outside Berlin. Eric is … Continue reading

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Chilean culture clash

Our 4 ¬†years’ stay in Chile was one of the most beautiful expat experiences we’ve ever had. We tied deep friendship bonds with both foreign and Chilean friends and got¬†acquainted with a very different culture and a very different mentality. … Continue reading

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Love and ambition: Making the school choice for expat children

It can be a real headache for parents moving abroad: Which particular school, which school system, and which language do we choose for our expat children’s learning environment? Besides all the naturally given circumstances such as country, surrounding language, and … Continue reading

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Starting at a new school: Expat kids, part 2

We already touched upon the benefits of moving abroad for expat kids. But one thing is looking back at what you’ve accomplished, another is being in the middle of becoming an expat: You’re visiting possible new schools, talking to teachers, … Continue reading

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Will it ever be Christmas?

Real Christmas? I grew up in Denmark, where winters are cold and wet … and Christmas is celebrated indoors with a real tree, rich and fat food, and the big event takes place on the 24th of December. When we … Continue reading

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Why make the big move? Adventure or career?

Big move, but why? Good question. Why? Why make the big move abroad? Why uproot yourself and your family? Why take the risk? These are good questions to ask yourself (and your family in case you’re not alone). Needless to … Continue reading

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