Posts Tagged ‘Expat’

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam

The Hanoian Haggle: Learning to Bargain in Vietnam
By Samantha Laufer This expat author tells a story about learning to assimilate with one of the most important and pervasive aspects of Southeast Asian culture: the art of the bargain. Today, I spent a few minutes arguing (or, shall I say, “bargaining”) with the woman at the local market for a bushel...
July 2nd, 2012 | Expats Abroad, Vietnam | Read More

Book Review: First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria

Book Review: First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria
First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria: How a Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and a Third World Adventure Changed My Life by Eve Brown-Waite Broadway Books RATING: 3.5 Stars I really wanted to fall madly in love with this book. First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria is Eve Brown-Wait’s opus, 20 years...
January 18th, 2011 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Lindsey Tramuta

Lost Girl of the Week: Lindsey Tramuta
Lindsey Tramuta is an expat in Paris from Philadelphia and the creator of the blog Lost In Cheeseland – a collection of musings on food, life, love and obstacles in France. A graduate of Temple University, Lindsey wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life but she knew it involved living abroad....
September 22nd, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More