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Miki from Buenos Aires, Argentina

I got the opportunity to ask Miki a few questions. After meeting her future husband on the internet, they decided to start a new life together in California. Enjoy! 

Why did you decide to move to America and what do you do? Even though I always felt like an alien in my own country, I’d never thought of moving to America up until I met David. This is going to sound a tad hackneyed, but it... read more

Gyscha from Jakarta, Indonesia

Here’s the next installment of my Success Stories series. This time it’s all about Gyscha, an expat from Indonesia, who took action on a job opportunity at Disney World in Orlando, FL. She also has a great tip on where to get a huge variety of international food. Enjoy! Why did you decide to move to America and what do you do? I’ve always wanted to work in the entertainment industry and I... read more

Peter H. Fogtdal from Copenhagen, Denmark

I reached out to author, speaker and Danish expat Peter H. Fogtdal and invited him to be a part of the Success Stories series. Enjoy! Where are you from originally? I’m from Copenhagen and will always be Danish. I don’t really feel I “immigrated” to America. I don’t remember leaving my country on a steamer, waving my bowler hat, knowing I would never see my mother or The... read more

Quick 3-Questions Survey

Are you a long-time reader or here for the first time? Doesn’t matter! I would like to hear from you. Please take a minute and answer these 3 questions for me, so that I get a better idea about my readers and what to write about in the future. I would like to make this blog as helpful to you as possible, so please share what you are most interested in. Thank you so much! I really appreciate your... read more

Las from Northern Ireland

Las moved from Northern Ireland to Houston, Texas, together with her husband Col. They’ve been living in the U.S. for 6 years and just recently added a beautiful little American to their family. I got to ask Las a few questions about life in Texas through the eyes of an Irish. Enjoy! Why did you decide to move to America and what do you do? My boyfriend’s (now husband) company offered him a... read more

Nathalie from Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Meet Nathalie – a Belgium expat living in California with her husband. I had the pleasure to ask her a few questions about her journey through immigration, culture shocks and first impressions of her new home. Where are you from originally? I was born and raised in Sint-Niklaas, a small city in Flanders, Belgium. Why did you decide to move to America and what do you do?
 After I met my American husband... read more

Toi from Chiang Mai, Thailand

  The other day I got the chance to ask Toi from Thailand quite a few questions and she was so nice to really expand on them, giving you a lot of insight into the Thai culture and her experiences in the US. As always, the expat interview is not only interesting for people with the same nationality, but for all other expats or future expats, too. There’s a lot of great information, so please... read more

Interview with Ritu from New Delhi, India

I recently had the opportunity to ask Ritu from India a few questions. Indians are the third largest immigrant population in the U.S., so this interview will be very interesting for many expats. What I like a lot about Ritu is, that she gives us a lot of insight into the Indian culture and how it compares to the Western world. Let’s get started! Ritu, where are you from originally and how long have... read more

Rebecca from Sydney, Australia

I love when other expats share a lot about their visa journey and experience in America. Rebecca is an Aussie expat who settled down in one of my favorite U.S. cities – San Francisco. Read on and learn about her K1 visa process, what she loves about living here and her tips about finding Aussie food in America. Where are you from originally? I’m originally from Sydney, but I left in 2006 to travel,... read more

Binny from Kathmandu, Nepal

I had the pleasure to ask Binny a few questions about her journey to the US. She moved half around the globe to be with her husband and is enjoying the hi-tech life. Let’s dive into the interview… Where are you from originally? Binny: I am from Biratnagar. But I used to live in Kathmandu (capital city of Nepal) How long have you been living in the U.S. and what do you do? Binny: More than 5... read more

Interview with Chris Guillebeau

I’ve interviewed only expats from countries other than the U.S. so far in my blog. Time to switch it up a little and do an interview with an American for a change. Someone who has lots of experience with other cultures and can compare it to America first hand. I believe there’s no better choice than Chris Guillebeau for this interview, because he has literally seen every single country on this... read more

Per from Manila, Philippines

I’ve had the opportunity to not only work with Per on the Expat Cuisine eBook, but also got to ask her a bunch of questions about her journey through immigration. Read on for her insights. How long have you been living in the U.S. and what do you do? I’ve been here since July 2013, and I’ve currently applied for legal residency/green card. Why did you decide to move to America and how... read more

Sarah from Auckland, New Zealand

Sarah had a job opportunity to work for her employer in Texas, so she and her husband took advantage of it and moved to the US. I had the chance to ask Sarah a few questions about her immigration journey and her personal USA bucket list, that she and her husband are checking off one at a time. Where are you from originally? I was born in Auckland, New Zealand. I moved around a lot as a child and went to... read more

Simona from Perugia, Italy

I’ve had the pleasure to interview Italian expat and fellow blogger Simona, who’s been living in California for 20 years. She’s also sharing a lot of recipes in both English and Italian on her blog while teaching her readers the proper pronunciation of Italian ingredients. Where are you from originally? I was born and grew up in Italy. How long have you been living in the U.S. and what... read more

Ming Lim from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Most expats have to travel a few hours to visit family back home, others, like Ming Lim, have to fly half around the globe and spend a full day and night on the plane to get there. She’s a Malaysian expat and blogger living in Washington, D.C. I had the pleasure to ask her a few questions about her journey and experience in America. Where are you from originally? I’m from Malaysia, a... read more

Attila from Pecs, Hungary

Attila moved to the U.S. almost at the same time than me and my wife and we’ve known each other ever since. I asked him to become the “Hungarian representative” for my blog and to share his journey with my readers. Here’s his expat story: Where are you from originally? I’m from Pecs, Hungary, but before coming to the US I’ve spent most of my adult life in Budapest. How... read more

Claire from Bath, England

I’ve had the pleasure to interview Claire, a fellow blogger from the UK, about her experience in the U.S., after moving to Maryland with her husband and son a little over a year ago. She’s enjoying her new American life to the fullest and shares a little bit about it with us. Where are you from originally? I’m from the South of England – beautiful Bath. I went back recently to see it, and... read more

Mathilde from Paris, France

I had the opportunity to interview Mathilde, a French expat from Paris, who left France together with her husband under one condition: It had to be a place very far away. They decided to move to Boston, Massachusetts. Why did you decide to move to America and what do you do? My husband was looking for a job abroad, and I was okay to leave my life in Paris only if we moved very far away (I didn’t want just... read more

Katariina from Finland

While browsing the web the other day, I stumbled upon a very fun blog called “Katz & The City” that piqued my interest. I was able to get a hold of Katz aka. Katariina to ask her a few questions about her expat life in NYC. Where are you from originally? I’m originally from the peaceful country of Finland. How long have you been living in the U.S. and are you here to stay? I came to the US... read more

Jack from Konstanz, Germany

I wanted to interview Jack Bosch for months and we finally made it happen. It couldn’t have come at a better time, because Jack, who’s real name is actually Joachim, is launching his brand new book Forever Cash today. At the end of this interview, which is mainly about Jack’s personal journey through immigration, he shares with us how he built a very successful real estate business from... read more

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