This Global Life | Day 14: Ireland

Hi, I’m Karen Huber a freelance writer and editor, perpetual volunteer, and the introverted mother of three extroverted TCKs. Originally from Kansas, USA, I first moved with my family to rural County Meath, Ireland in 2008. Today we live in Dublin where we work with the local church, creative arts and community development.   I enjoy writing […]

This Global Life | Day 13: Chile

My name is Leah, and I am a 24-year-old American living in Santiago, Chile. How did I end up here? Well, my passion for the Spanish language definitely has something to do with it. After getting my Master’s degree in Spanish translation and interpreting, I knew I wanted to fulfill my dream of moving abroad. […]

This Global Life | Day 12: Peru

I’m Kate, and I live in Lima, Peru with my husband Billy. We’re both originally from Southeastern Michigan. I have lived here for 5 years, Billy for 7 years, and we got married here in Peru 3 ½ years ago. We work with an international organization called Scripture Union and started as short term volunteers […]

This Global Life | Day 11: Guatemala

Hi, I’m Michelle, a born and raised California girl who now calls Guatemala home. I moved to Guatemala as an independent 27-year-old carrying two suitcases and a dream of teaching overseas. I told my parents, “I’m just going for a year.” In the process, I fell in love with the country, the culture and a man, who […]

This Global Life | Day 10: Mexico

I’m Naomi! I moved to Mexico City with my family five years ago, shortly after leaving Spain – our home for the previous eight years. I’m convinced that creating authentic, intimate relationships may be the riskiest activity that I participate in; it’s also what brings me the greatest joy in life! Also, I’m exceptionally good […]

This Global Life | Day 9: Haiti

Thankfully, we have heard from Katie in Haiti and there has not been much damage in her area.    As you may know the southern part of Haiti is in a state of crisis.   Since Katie is on the ground, we asked her what would be a great organization for the Taking Route community to […]

This Global Life | Day 6: Australia

Hi y’all I’m Courtney- a third culture kid turned Texan turned expat. My husband, Travis, and I moved to Brisbane, Australia a little over two years ago for his job. Our party of two became a party of three in August when we welcomed our daughter, Leighton, into the world. I write about our life […]