THE IRONY OF EXPAT LIFE: Pros and Cons
Here are some observations about expat culture: Ironies, pros, and cons.
I’ve lived in a lot of expat communities, including:
Grenada (Caribbean) – Tokyo (Japan) – Ubud (Bali, Indonesia) – Chiang Mai (Thailand) And more...
Expat Life Irony #1: Segregation
Expat Life Irony #2: Disconnection
Expat Life Irony #3: Marginalization
Expat Life Irony #4: Exploitation vs. Appropriation
EXPAT LIFESTYLE: PROS and CONS
PROS: Connection Variety Cheaper cost of living
CONS: Integration: Questionable Same Same But Different
Life, like travel, is unpredictable, and that’s where the magic lies.
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