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This Global Life | Day 17: Germany

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Hallo! I’m Julie, a Canadian living in southern Germany with my American husband. He’s been living in Germany (due to work) since early 2011, and I’ve been living here since late 2014, after our wedding. When we were younger, we both thought of living abroad, but Germany was not really on our radar, but we’re finding […]

This Global Life | Day 15: Scotland

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Hello! I’m Sophie Dingle and I currently live in Scotland with my husband and baby son. My husband is a professional hockey player in Europe and this is our sixth hockey season as expats (four years in Italy and two in Scotland). We like to think of ourselves as adventurers and explorers in all aspects […]

This Global Life | Day 14: Ireland

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]