Expat life

8 things I learned from life as an expat

It’s been six months since I moved home from New Zealand. This is what it was really like to live overseas – and to come back home.

Expat life

Ex-expat

We’re sitting on this hill when Alex starts smiling at a couple walking past. The woman smiles back. The man takes a couple of steps towards us, bending down to say something to Alex I reckon. Except he pauses for a second longer than I expect and then speaks to me instead.