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What's it really like to be an expat? Expectations & Realities of Expat Life (in India)

Expectations and Realities of Expat Life in India - No Back Home

What's it really like to be an expat? Expectations & Realities of Expat Life (in India)

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Bloggers' Top 3: Lessons Learned as a New Expat

Expat | Expat life | Expat tips | lessons learned as a new expat | Tips for expat newbies | moving abroad | working abroad | living abroad | expat guide

This life is so different to that I left behind, I feel smothered, like I am suffocating.

Living here, in a condo, surrounded by people, I feel so crowded

This life is so different to that I left behind, I feel smothered, like I am suffocating.

What does 'community' mean to you. For expats it can make or break you.

What does it mean to be part of a community? How does it affect us?

What does 'community' mean to you. For expats it can make or break you.

The longer you are away from home, the more your narrative changes.

The longer you are gone, the more disjoined conversation becomes

The longer you are away from home, the more your narrative changes.

I've become what I vowed I wouldn't. Complacent. And look what I missed out on.

I became complacent, when I vowed I never would

I've become what I vowed I wouldn't. Complacent. And look what I missed out on.

I find it hard looking back at pictures from our old life, baby pictures of the children, memories of times past. I feel sad, when I should be celebrating our glorious life.

Home is where the heart is, no matter which country that may be

I find it hard looking back at pictures from our old life, baby pictures of the children, memories of times past. I feel sad, when I should be celebrating our glorious life.

Saying goodbye is part of expat life. Each time it seems to get that bit harder to do.

Saying goodbye is so difficult to do, our hearts break just a little more

Saying goodbye is part of expat life. Each time it seems to get that bit harder to do.

This is my new home, and I am quite happy here, so why do I feel so disconnected?

This is my home now, so why do I feel so disconnected?

This is my new home, and I am quite happy here, so why do I feel so disconnected?

Traveling home for the first time can be really stressful as you feel obligated to keep everyone happy. Here are some tips to help.

Traveling home as an expat can be fraught with stress

Traveling home for the first time can be really stressful as you feel obligated to keep everyone happy. Here are some tips to help.

Expat guilt can become all consuming. We feel guilty over so much! But how much is really fair to take on?

Expat guilt is a real thing, and we can feel guilty over so much stuff

Expat guilt can become all consuming. We feel guilty over so much! But how much is really fair to take on?

As your expat life flows along, you will find your discourse with friends, here and back home will change.

Friendship and discourse change as time flows in your expat life

As your expat life flows along, you will find your discourse with friends, here and back home will change.

Navigating the social jungle of the expat world can be interesting. Here are some tips to help you out.

The social playground of an expat community can be interesting

Navigating the social jungle of the expat world can be interesting. Here are some tips to help you out.

The transition into expat life comes with challenges. Here are some tips to help you through.

The transition into expat life can have challenges, but hang in there.

The transition into expat life comes with challenges. Here are some tips to help you through.

Having domestic support as an expat is a privilege, not a right. Here are some tips for managing this new experience.

Having domestic help is a privilege not a right, so be respectful.

Having domestic support as an expat is a privilege, not a right. Here are some tips for managing this new experience.

Becoming an expat means experiencing a bit of culture shock. I have some tips that may help you.

There will be a learning curve about your new culture when you move

Becoming an expat means experiencing a bit of culture shock. I have some tips that may help you.