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Vietnamese Pho around the world: Pictures and Reviews

Phở, or Pho, is one of the most well-known Vietnamese traditional food in the world. Do you know Pho is served in different countries? In this article, you can view pictures and read reviews about Pho around the world.   1. Copenhagen,…

BEST websites to find cheap flights

Which websites to find the best deal for flight fare? In this article, we list our favorite sites to travel the world on a budget.   1. Skyscanner I guess many of you have heard about this site, right? It's my favorite when finding…
Mystery Blogger Award

The Mystery Blogger Award

After getting nominated for Top 20 Expat blogs and Liebster Award, I’m really happy that I got nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Chandrima from the Travel Stories Untold. Chandrima is a great travel blogger who loves sharing her passions…

Milk Bars: A cultural experience in Poland

A visit to "Milpolandawis a compulsory activity if you have a chance visit Poland. Milk bars, or Bar Mleczny, were opened during Communist era to provide cheap but nourishing food. Initially, Milk bars were opened to provide all people…
Huis Ten Bosch is a small Netherlands

Huis Ten Bosch Travel Guide

If you’re seeking for an alternative experience while traveling in Japan, Huis Ten Bosch will be a perfect choice. Located in the north of Nagasaki, Japan, the Dutch theme park has many special things to offer. Let's discover Huis Ten Bosch…
living in Munich

Living in Munich, Germany as an expat

Are you planning to live in Munich, or just curious about expat life in Germany? In this Expat Interview, Varsha will share her experience and tips on living in Munich as an expat. All the information from moving procedure, overcoming difficulties,…

20+ Pictures of Kumamoto Castle (after the earthquake)

Would you like to know how a castle would look like after an earthquake in Japan? I visited Kumamoto recently to see whether it has recovered after serious earthquakes that struck in 2016, and especially to observe the current state of Kumamoto…

Living in Mexico as an expat

Have you ever thought of living in Mexico as an expat? Is it safe to live in Mexico? In this Expat Interview, Natalie will share about her expat life in Mexico and provide tips on the cost of living in Mexico, the procedure of moving to Mexico…
Yufuin Travel Guide

Yufuin Travel Guide

Located approximately 10 km from Beppu, Oita (another famous onsen destination), Yufuin is a lovely onsen resort that you can easily spend a day discovering. In this comprehensive Yufuin Travel Guide, you can find tips on Yufuin transportation,…

10 Best Tips to Travel to Japan on a budget

Is Japan expensive to visit? Many people think that it's impossible to travel to Japan on a budget, but in fact, the cost of traveling in Japan is quite similar to the one in Europe, or even cheaper! Of course, you cannot compare the price…
expat living in Brisbane Australia

Living in Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane, Australia’s third most populous city and the capital of Queensland, has a sub-tropical climate with good average temperatures all year round. Is Brisbane a good place to live as an expat? Let's discover it in this Expat interview!…
living in japan

Living in Tokyo as an expat

Tokyo, the capital and the heart of Japan, is ranked as the 11th most expensive city for expatriates. Is Tokyo a good place to live as an expat? What it's like to live in Tokyo? In this Expat Interview, Lena, an expat who is living in Tokyo,…
living in London

Living in London as an expat

Are you thinking of living in London, or just wonder what it's like to live in London as an expat? In this Expat Interview, Claire will answer all the questions regarding expat life in London. You can understand the city better from an expat’s…
expat living in Fremont California

Living in Fremont, California

Is Fremont a great place to live as an expat? What's it like to live in the United States? Read this Expat Interview and discover a story of Priya - an expat in Fremont, California. She discusses the moving procedures to Fremont, how to deal…

Public Transport in Germany

Whether you are a tourist or an expat, you may feel confused at the first the time you encounter the public transport system in Germany. "Complication" may be the first word you come up with when describing the system, but as long as you get…
living in Daegu

Living in Korea: An Expat Guide to Daegu, Korea

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in Korea as an expat? In this Expat Interview, Rocio will share her expat life while teaching in Daegu - the fourth largest city in Korea. She will discuss her moving procedure, good and bad…

Top Things to do on Tet Holiday in Vietnam

Tet Holiday, or Lunar New Year, is the most important festival in Vietnam. Tet is the time for family reunion, so people visit their family, preparing and enjoying Tet holiday together. During these days, there are surely lots of interesting…
2017 Year in Review

Expatriates Jeddah: Living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as an expat

Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as an expat? In this interview, Noel will discuss the cost of living in Jeddah, good and bad things about living in Jeddah, places to go in Jeddah and more!   1.…
2017 Year in Review

Expat Interview: Living in Gwangju, Korea as an expat

Welcome to Expat Interview Series! In this Interview, Lianne will show you what it's like to live in Gwangju, Korea as an expat. She will discuss her moving procedure, good and bad things about Gwangju, where to visit in Gwangju, cost of…

Hello 2018: Blog Goals & Travel Plans

Happy New Year everyone! Today is the first day of 2018, so I wish you a great year ahead. As I discussed yesterday in 2017 Reflection, setting goals is really important in blogging. Here are my blog goals & travel plans for this year!   1.…
2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review: Successes, Failures & Lessons learned

As today is that last day of 2017, I decided to take a look back on my blogging journey this year. It has been an up and down year for Expatolife, but overall it's great! I'd like to celebrate all my wins, as well as my failures/ challenges…