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Welcome to Expat Women – the largest global website helping women living overseas. We are currently 'taking a break' after six years of tireless dedication and answering thousands of emails from expatriate women all over the world. This means that we are currently not sending out monthly newsletters, not accepting new links or partners, and not receiving emails (sorry). If you would like to join our 12,000+ member community and stay in the loop when we have news in the future, sign up here. You are also invited to follow Andrea on Twitter, subscribe to more regular updates on our Expat Women Blog and support our work by buying our book. Thank you.

In the meantime, because our goal has always been to inspire your success abroad, we will keep our site up for you and continue to maintain our blog directory. Our site still shares 2,000+ expat women blogs, interviews with successful women living abroad, 300+ readers' stories, information for nearly 200 countries, links for expat clubs and international schools, fabulous newsletters in our archives, and hundreds of motivational articles. Whether this is your first experience living abroad, you are a long-term expat woman, a repatriate, researcher, a HR professional looking for relocation resources, or someone just dreaming about expat living, our site has something for you.
 
 
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"What a great book! For the first time, a real-life manual that will reassure every expat woman that she is not alone in her unspoken feelings and questions. I loved it!"
Ruth E. Van Reken, Co-author of Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds
 
"A terrific book! Real-life examples of the challenges expat women face, with insightful and practical advice, this should be on the must-read list for anyone involved with expatriate administration."
Andrea David, Head of Global Mobility, Bloomberg LP
 
Expat Women: Confessions – 50 Answers to Your Real-Life Questions about Living Abroad
 
 
 
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Andrea Martins
Three weeks later, I was standing in the gorgeous Kyoto Hotel Okura foyer, being introduced to the super-stylish editorial director of Hombre magazine (United States); an illustrator for Condé Nast Traveller (Italy); the publisher of Weekends for Two (Australia); and talented freelancers who boasted credits from big-name publications...
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Expat Women: Monks, Sumos, Maikos & Eating Art in Japan: Andrea Martins
Expat Women: Monks, Sumos, Maikos & Eating Art in Japan: Andrea Martins
Expat Women: Monks, Sumos, Maikos & Eating Art in Japan: Andrea Martins
Expat Women: Monks, Sumos, Maikos & Eating Art in Japan: Andrea Martins
Expat Women: Monks, Sumos, Maikos & Eating Art in Japan: Andrea Martins
 
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Expat Women: Success Story: Interviews:  Graziella Zanoletti - Elite Rent-A-Car & Friends Of Humanity
Success Story
Graziella Zanoletti
Elite Rent-A-Car & Friends Of Humanity
Italian-born Graziella Zanoletti started her luxury car hire and chauffeur service company Elite Rent-a-Car in 1987 and has built it today to a €20 million business, spanning seven countries, with sales representatives in 5 additional countries...
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Expat Women: Business Idea: The Antiques Diva™ - Toma Haines
Business Idea
The Antiques Diva™
Toma Haines
Toma Haines believes that trailing spouses "have been offered the greatest gift on the planet: the time and resources to pursue their dreams". Toma's dream was to live abroad and create her own career in a suitcase. With The Antiques Diva™, that's exactly what she's done...
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Expat Women Confession: Overcoming Negativity: Extract from Expat Women: Confessions
Expat Confession
Overcoming Negativity
Extract from Expat Women: Confessions
This is my second posting overseas with my husband, and I know I am becoming more and more impossible to be around. I find myself uncontrollably ranting negatively about everything here. I used to be such a relaxed and pleasant person to be around, but now I am spiraling out of control and I have no idea how to return to my usual self...
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Expat Women: Boost Your Brand: 10 Ways to Boost Your (Relocation) Brand Online: Andrea Martins
Boost Your Brand
10 Ways to Boost Your (Relocation) Brand Online
Andrea Martins
Relocated families love the Internet. It feeds their need for information about new destinations and keeps them “connected” with friends and family when their companies transfer them thousands of miles from home. Logic follows then that if your relocation-related business is trying to tap into the valuable online relocation market, you need to be online media savvy...
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Expat Women: Travel Writing: 6 Tips To Make It Better
Travelers
Travel Writing: 6 Tips To Make It Better
Sybil Baker
When I first moved to South Korea to teach English in 1995... I would write long letters home to my parents detailing the mystifying and fascinating world of "exotic" Asia. My parents would share those letters with friends or other relatives, and invariably people would say...
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Expat Women: Repatriation Blues: How To Overcome Expat Withdrawal (Repatriation) By Heather Carreiro
Repatriation Blues
How To Overcome Expat Withdrawal
Heather Carreiro
After living abroad, moving back to your home country can be even more of a shock than learning to live in a new country and culture. So much of how we define ourselves while living and working overseas is wrapped up in being an expat. Our friends back 'home' think of us as...
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A special thank you to the companies who provided the most financial support to us between January 2007 and March 2012: Aetna International; Trafimar Relocation Services; HSBC International; Clements Worldwide; SIRVA Relocation; Barclays Wealth; K12; Confused.com; Exchange4Free; MyDestination; and Taxes for Expats.
 
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