It is impossible to know when or where your life will take a sudden turn. Sometimes the turns leads to a path that is not only unpredictable, but also impossible to prepare for. Our guest this episode shows that the key to finding and implementing successful adjustments is to maintain a positive attitude and the willingness to remain flexible.
The terms used to describe foreigners have a direct impact on not only how fellow foreigners see themselves, but also how local populations interact with foreign nationals living amongst them. How can the terms used to describe and classify foreign nationals project a false image of the person being described?
Angie Drake may have traveling coded deep within her DNA. Angie and her husband, who has a long career working for the U.S. government, have been traveling all over the world with their two boys. Angie will bring a smile to your face as she walks you through her steps to living a positive expat life abroad.
Jason Hunter, an American expat in Southern Taiwan joins us on the podcast. As a result of his observations working in his profession, Jason is able to explain how businesses are more interconnected than ever. The lead-in to this episode covers the sad events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 13, 2017.
When living overseas as an expat you are sure to make cultural mistakes. However you have to take every mistake that you make as a learning experience to help you comprehend the culture you’re living in. To help ease and improve an expat overseas experience it is of the greatest importance to learn about the customs and habits of the host nation and it's local community.