1 hr 15 min

25. Finding your strengths in the transience of expat life - with Katherine from Bad Days Abroad Transcontinental Overload

    • Places & Travel

Today's guest is Katherine from Bad Days Abroad, the blog she decided to start in order to process her own journey as an expat and her recent decision to repatriate to Estonia, her passport country, after 15 years of living abroad.
Katherine describes herself as an adult TCK, having spent most of her formative years in Switzerland, Portugal, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Denmark, before deciding to move back "home".

Our topics range from leaving your home country at an early age, to living as the perpetual outsider, language learning myths, the difficulty and serendipity of making friends as you get older, and how to deal with longing and grieving for another place.

We take a very honest look at friendships, the transience of expat life, and how it can teach us to live in the moment more and really appreciate what's going on in our present.

I was blown away by Katherine's maturity and total honesty, and can absolutely recommend her blog and Expats in Lockdown and upcoming Should I Stay or Go series! And of course, you can also find her on Instagram.

If you feel inclined to donate to Austin's homeless shelters and winter storm relief organizations, you can do this here, or here, or here, and there are many more places in need of help.

Today's guest is Katherine from Bad Days Abroad, the blog she decided to start in order to process her own journey as an expat and her recent decision to repatriate to Estonia, her passport country, after 15 years of living abroad.
Katherine describes herself as an adult TCK, having spent most of her formative years in Switzerland, Portugal, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Denmark, before deciding to move back "home".

Our topics range from leaving your home country at an early age, to living as the perpetual outsider, language learning myths, the difficulty and serendipity of making friends as you get older, and how to deal with longing and grieving for another place.

We take a very honest look at friendships, the transience of expat life, and how it can teach us to live in the moment more and really appreciate what's going on in our present.

I was blown away by Katherine's maturity and total honesty, and can absolutely recommend her blog and Expats in Lockdown and upcoming Should I Stay or Go series! And of course, you can also find her on Instagram.

If you feel inclined to donate to Austin's homeless shelters and winter storm relief organizations, you can do this here, or here, or here, and there are many more places in need of help.

1 hr 15 min