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Episode 55: A Canadian Expat in Yemen

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Carl Conradi fell in love with Sada’a almost the moment he saw it. He knew after a brief stay in the Yemeni capital that he’s wind up staying longer. He recounts his experiences there, learning about the Arab Spring from the Yemeni people.

Here’s some information on the war in Yemen:

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Episode 54: A Canadian Expat in East Africa

Scenic view from Kigali City Tower

Melissa MacKay earned her law degree and got a job as a human rights lawyer. This provided her the opportunity to visit Africa, and spend time in a few different countries there — some for work, and some for vacation. This episode she shares her experiences there on food, the beautiful landscape and the welcoming people she met.

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Episode 53: A Canadian Expat in Denmark

Copenhagen

Stephanie Rahbek Simonsen agreed to move to Denmark with her husband, thinking she’d have a few months to get used to the idea. Her husband found a job in Copenhagen inside of a month. Months later, Stephanie joined him.

This episode, listen to a Canadian Expat in Copenhagen talk about how foreigners are regarded, Danish cuisine, and advice on whether or not shopping for clothes in Denmark is good for your body image.

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Episode 49: A Canadian Expat in Lincoln, UK

Empowerment Sculpture - Lincoln UK

A French-Canadian women met her love on the internet, and wouldn’t allow an ocean to separate them. Now she’s in Lincoln, in the process of renewing her Visa, and living through the bureaucracy of Brexit, while she misses her beloved maple syrup, and, of course, her family.

Listen in on the life of a French translator as she learns the ways of the English!

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Episode 48: A Canadian Expat in Chile (through China)

Santiago de Chile at night

Heather Morrow lost her job in oil & gas when Alberta’s economy tanked. But she didn’t take it lying down: she decided it was exactly what she needed to begin an expat adventure that’s taken her through China all the way to Santiago, Chile.

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Episode 47: A Canadian Expat in Osaka

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Jevon Larocque hadn’t intended to spend more than one year teaching in Japan. He’s now been there for over 14 years. Though he still considers Canada to be home, he knows that Osaka is where he’ll likely live the rest of his life. And in his own words, it’s exactly where he’s supposed to be.

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Episode 45: A Canadian Expat Family crisscrosses the globe

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I so enjoyed talking with one Canadian couple about the “gap” six months they took off with their two children, that I was eager to talk to Ted Buracas about the year he, his wife, and their daughter took off to crisscross the globe. It’s a charmed life they lead, and I wanted all the details. Teddy was fun to chat with, and shared a lot of insights and wisdom as well.

Make sure you check out Teddy’s blog, and make sure you subscribe to his YouTube channel.

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Episode 42: A Canadian Expat in Berlin

BerlinBerlin is one of the world’s great capitals, with a storied history — not all of it good. And it’s there that Canadian expat Andrea Babic is writing her own story: one of cross-continental love. She’s moved to Berlin to live with her partner, himself a German native. But, as Andrea reveals, it’s not always easy to pull up the stakes of your life for someone you love.

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Episode 39: A Canadian Expat in Spain

Barcelona

Jane Morrison’s seen many parts of the world. But in pursuit of her PhD, and partly because her partner was pursuing his education in Barcelona, Spain, she decided to do the same. Learn about her adventures so far, and some of the perhaps familiar challenges of living in a part of the world where cultural perseveration is paramount.

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Episode 38: A Canadian Expat in South Korea

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Arlo Matisz made a quick decision: he planned to live abroad. Not a week later, he was on a plane to South Korea. When he arrived, he made his way to the nearest bar, bought a round of drinks, and made friends with another friendly Canadian, a man named Michael Simning. That chance meeting has had a massive impact on Arlo, and that impact continues even following Michael’s passing after a long and brave fight with cancer.

Find out more about Arlo’s life in South Korea from the Gwangju Blog.

Learn more about Micheal Simning’s legacy and impact on South Korea here:

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