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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