Expat and Inspiring Tales
Inspirational tales from expat and others who are doing great things.
Has France Crossed Your Expat Radar? The mention of France for many conjures up visions of sitting on the terrace of a café enjoying an espresso after consuming a French delicacy such as Coq au Vin. And then meandering along village streets with a quick stop at the bakery for a baguette and the fromagerie for a hunk of brie. But is this a dream life? What is it really like to retire in France? Today's post is an interview with Beth Haslam, a Wales Native who moved to the French countryside in 2007, and the author of a series of hilarious memoirs "Fat Dogs and French Estates" that chronicle…
Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you an interview with Mary Derouard, a solo world traveler who at the age of 55 when many of us would be settling for a trip to someplace warm and spending time with family, started traveling the world solo. She's now been to 70 countries and visited 7 continents, and is still exploring new destinations around the world.
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” —Mahatma Gandhi I find it inspiring to read about others' journeys to finding purpose and enjoy sharing stories of the same. Today I'm sharing with you an interview with none other than James Bond (formerly known as Jaroslaw Przygodzinksi), a Polish immigrant now dog pilot who with his wife, Denise, founded "Life Rescue Ministry", a non-profit organization that operates "flights for life" for homeless dogs.
Expat tales: Many of us dream of ditching our mundane lives and starting a new life in some foreign country. Today we're going to meet a lovely young lady, Katelynn Marfousi who did just that moving from the icy northern frontiers of Alaska to the sultry tropical climate of Morocco, all in the name of love.