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American Expats Living Swiss-style Around Lake Geneva

On this episode of Living Abroad, meet three Americans who moved to cities around Geneva, Switzerland – one of the most expensive cities on the planet. Host Chi-Lan Lieu visits each family to find out how they're adapting to a much higher...

American Expats Living Abroad in Tokyo

On this episode of Living Abroad, Americans are renting places all over Tokyo that are a fraction of the size of their American houses – but cost more than triple the monthly rate in the States. Host Chi-Lan Lieu meets each family so we can...

American Expats Living the High Life in Shanghai

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families ride high in Shanghai and discover the challenges of living in communist China's largest city. Find out how they navigate the health care system, learn the rules of renovating and develop a...

American Expats Prospering in Prague

On this episode of Living Abroad, Americans move to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. Some 20 years after the fall of communism, Americans learn that Prague's now a city of the future with few restrictions. Host Chi-Lan Lieu visits Americans...

American Expats making their own desert oases in Dubai

On this episode of Living Abroad, American expats are adjusting to their new lives in a Muslim world in Dubai, the largest city in the U.A.E. While some of the traditional laws are strict, this desert oasis also provides many modern conveniences...

American Expats Living The Vibrant Life In Vienna

On this episode of Living Abroad, visit Americans living in the city of music. We're in Vienna, Austria! While it has its challenges - like driving the streets and the crazy cold winters - the land of Mozart offers the best quality of life in the...

American Expats Adapting To Life In Amsterdam

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families are trading their cars for bikes and squeezing into narrow spaces in Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands. Discover how they adapt to canal living, learn to ride a bike again, and figure out...

American Expats Adjusting to Life in Brussels

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families are adjusting to life in Brussels, Belgium – the Capital of Europe. While it's one of the more affordable European capitals, Americans still face everyday challenges from trying to learn just...

American Expats Adjusting To The Parisian Style Of Living

On this episode of Living Abroad, Americans are adjusting to the European lifestyle in Paris, France. Don't think that living in Paris is all baguettes and cheese. Finding a place to call home is next to impossible and renovating it can be even more...

American Expats Making the Move to Melbourne

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families are settling down in the world's most livable city, Melbourne, Australia. It may look and feel like a big city in America, but with its wide open spaces, and even wider vocabulary, Melbourne offers...

American Expats Learning to Live in Barcelona

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families move to the coastal city of Barcelona, Spain. The people here call themselves Catalonians, not Spaniards, and set themselves apart from the rest of Spain via their food, culture and language. Host...

American Expats Embracing the Manana Lifestyle in Madrid

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families are slowing down in Madrid, Spain. Madrilenos enjoy daily siestas, late nights, amazing nightlife, and take their vacations VERY seriously. Think that's a tough adjustment for work-minded Americans?...

Americans Enjoying the Sun and Surf in Sydney

On this episode of Living Abroad, American families are down under in Sydney, Australia. There are lots of similarities, but see how the Aussie lifestyle is quite different too. Sydney is considered one of the world's most expensive cities. So do the...

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