This Global Life | Day 5: Guam

Hafa Adai, I’m Anjelica Malone. My husband Brett and I, along with our two Little Women ages 3 and 1 live in Santa Rita, Guam. My husband and I met over 10 years ago while we were both serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. My life as an expat began as an infant right here […]

This Global Life | Day 4: South Korea

Hi, I’m Kara Pyo and I began my overseas adventure teaching English in a small fishing town in Northeast China eight years ago. While I was there I fell in love with everything in sight, including my future husband. I now live in my husband’s hometown in Korea for almost 5 years with my husband and  my three young, […]

This Global Life | Day 3: Malaysia

Sharon Rivers here in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. When I arrived I had just my husband’s hand to hold and a job in Sports and Tourism. Now, it seems our five children appeared quite suddenly and my days are filled with mothering duties. I blinked and it’s been 10 years here. I long for anonymity when […]

This Global Life | Day 2: Thailand

Hi, I’m Alina.  I had my life turned upside down about twenty years ago by going from depression to finding hope in God. Ever since then, I have never gotten everything “right,” but I have been super blessed to be given the freedom to live life according to Another’s plan. That plan included attending university and […]

This Global Life | Day 1: Indonesia

  Welcome to Taking Route. I grew up in Southeast Texas and moved to “Sweet Home Alabama” just before my college years. I currently live with my husband and our three children (1 boy, 2 girls) in Southeast Asia. Prior to moving overseas, I was a first grade teacher and had very few skills in the kitchen. […]