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Expat Life

For many Matadorians, travel might not mean “travel” at all, but rather immersing oneself in a foreign culture as an expat. The potential payoffs are huge: language acquisition, adopting a new way of seeing the world, really “getting” a place to an extent that passers-through aren’t able to.

There are hardships too. Expats have to find a place to live and work, connect with a new social circle, and deal with homesickness, all while navigating a new language and culture.

With the help of its editorial staff and expat contributors around the world, Matador has generated articles on all aspects of this form of living / traveling.

Expat Life Articles
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15 American habits I lost when I moved to Australia

by Kellie Donnelly
48

12 side effects of living in Chile

by Elyssa Garrett
39

14 American habits I lost when I moved to Vietnam

by Jacqueline Kehoe
11

13 signs you’ve been in Korea too long

by Laura Bronner
13

9 inevitable side effects of living in Buenos Aires

by Sorcha O'Higgins
10

11 lies about living in Berlin

by Ailsa Ross
4

You know you’re back in America when…

by Jacqueline Kehoe
2

The 10 best countries for expats

by Kia Abdullah
3

8 Mexican habits I lost when I moved to the United States

by Iliana Garcia
5

9 things that happen to you when you move to Chile

by Meaghan Beatley
5

7 American habits I lost after moving to England

by Matt Hershberger
5

6 American habits I lost when I moved to Ghana

by Katka Lapelosová
2

5 British habits I lost when I moved to Argentina

by Sam Pothecary

5 things French people learn when they move to Japan

by Agnès Gallais
1

21 reasons you should drop everything and move to Seoul

by Geoffrey Cain

14 things that mean something completely different to an Argentine living abroad

by Clara Roberts
3

7 American habits I lost when I moved to China

by Lauren Hom

Incredible thread on moving away from the U.S. shows how much fear and irrationality exists in America

by Matt Hershberger
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