Explore some inspiring expat stories from around the world

A Virtual Summit for Expat Women, 18 & 19 November 2020

Here at ExpatBuddy it’s our mission to connect like-minded expats with each other. Our app suggests nearby expats so you can meet up, share stories, get help settling in and network professionally. We want you to know about the best businesses, organisations and events that might help you too. So with this in mind, we […]

A Guide to Dutch Culture

As expats living somewhere foreign, it’s so important to get to grips with the local culture. Yes, we want to stay close to our home culture, but we also want to tap into our new home. This month, we’re excited to share the perspective of an American expat living in the Netherlands. Hannah is from […]

How to deal with homesickness

Homesickness is a sickness like no other. You can’t see it, you won’t need medical treatment, and yet it can cause real mental and physical suffering. Separated from friends and family, and thrown into a new culture, expatriates experience it as a rite of passage. Often trivialised as a childish trait, homesickness can be a […]

Top 5 places in Kenya to go wild camping

Here at ExpatBuddy we’re popping the expat bubble and showcasing a slice of real life abroad. Nadine is a travel obsessed Buddy based in Kenya. Here she shares her tips for the ultimate non touristy African adventure ― wild camping in Kenya… For a county teeming with wild animals there is a surprisingly large number […]

Julius Mel

“The experiences I had in my previous city prepared me for a new life abroad”

Nina Hobson

“Connecting with other expats isn’t about staying in a bubble and hiding away from the country”

Andrea Nelson

“I would say try the expat experience, just go for it.”

Mariana Brandão

“Contact with other expats is very important because they’ve already overcome many problems so they can share with you many tips”

Virginia Pozo

“I still miss my previous life but have learned to love and enjoy the life I’ve created here”

Eduard Samà

“Having a buddy is fundamental when you move to another country”