Alyson from Wales met Australian James while on holiday in Egypt. After moving in together in London they travelled the world, had a D and a Boo, and have since set off on their second round the world trip – this time with the whole family in tow. In between they lived in Port Douglas. Alyson tell us more:
It’s time for a new season of interviews where we ask expats just why they live where they do. First up is Dallas Dyson, a writer and animal lover who divides her life between a village in scenic Devon and Altinkum, or Tinky Town as the resort part of Didim is also known to expats and tourist visitors.
A few months ago Big John, who runs a guesthouse, restaurant and bar in Sihanoukville, irked a few of his potential customers when he left a negative comment to Chris of Backpacker Banter’s post, 10 Myths of Backpacking Travel. It was suggested that although John is entitled to his opinion Chris’s site wasn’t the place for it, so we thought to offer him a forum here and ask him about his life on the Cambodian coast.
Currently resident in Chiang Mai, Diana Edelman has for the past year helped raise awareness about the plight of Asian elephants as the PR and social media coordinator for Save Elephant Foundation. She also writes for her own site, d travels 'round, and supports herself with freelance travel writing jobs.
Kirsteen Mahmoud took a holiday in Dahab, married an Egyptian man she met in the town, and returned to settle in the town last year.
Ten years ago Jonny Blair left Bangor, Northern Ireland, to travel the world. Since then he has worked in bars, boats, offices, farms, theatres, shops and schools, as well as online, in his efforts to remain on the road.
James Clark is what we like to call comfortably homeless. He makes his living on the move, mixing his travels with basing himself somewhere more permanent. A look through his recent blog posts reveals longer stays in Saigon, Chiang Mai, Penang and Playa del Carmen in between trips to Europe and India. When we spoke to James about his nomadic lifestyle he was in Panajachel on a three week trip covering Belize and Guatemala.
Recently Nigel Clifford got in touch to tell us about his new idea for keeping our valuables safe and dry on our travels: Adventure Underwear. Intrigued, we asked Nigel to send us a pair (review coming soon) but in the meantime we spoke to him about his own travels, attending a youth entrepreneurship camp in Lithuania and launching a new product onto the travel market.
Over the last fifteen years Jeff Steiner has learned a lot about living and travelling in France. We ask Jeff to share some of that information with The Working Traveller.
Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Latoya Brown is currently living in Bangkok. With a background of over ten years in public relations she made the digital switch about five years ago and now exclusively works in the social media marketing world.