Tag: expat living

Three Mistakes I Made Living Abroad

Once upon a time, I was naïve. I believed in the myth: “If you lived in a city, you would become fluent in that language.” I never experienced language barrier or cultural shock before and people always talk about how ‘immersion’ is so easy. You always hear how people...

The Harsh Reality of Living Abroad

Since graduating in 2012, I have been traveling and working abroad. My family thinks it is an abnormal, nomadic life that I have chosen and even though they are supportive, they are tired of seeing me leaving home each and every year. Society tells me that nomadic living is...