Tag: United States

5 Signs the Expat Life Could be for you

Welcome to my new “Life as an Expat” series. Recently I’ve had a ton of questions about living as an expat, so in the next few blog posts I aim to answer them, and share a little about how I make my life as a perpetual expat work. Here are 5 signs the expat life could […]

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My thoughts on the Homeless in America

Six months ago I went out to eat with a friend in the Gaslamp District in San Diego. I’d been here for a year so we were celebrating with some wine and a nice dinner. We were sitting at a table outside people watching as we waited for our food. A few minutes later, a homeless black […]

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Driving in the United States

It’s hard to get used to driving in a different country, so here is some information about driving in the United States. One thing I love about driving in America is the “turn right on red” rule. Basically if you’re waiting at a red light and no cars are coming you can turn right as long as you […]

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Tipping in the United States

One thing is guaranteed to get me flustered… tipping in the United States. It’s hard to know when and how much, but I think I’ve finally got the hang of it, even if I still find it extremely awkward. Anyone who’s performing a service is expecitng a tip over here, and it’s definitely not optional […]

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