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1. The Young Expat Blog

The Young Expat BlogEurope | Middle East | Global About Blog Young American Expat (YAE) digitally showcases and storytells the lives of the approximately 9 million Americans who are currently abroad, as well as the notion of living abroad in general (both from current stories and those from history). There is a particular focus on the younger segment in their 30s and younger (both current young expats and formally 'young' expats).
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog youngexpat.com/the-young-exp..
Facebook fans 2,121. Twitter followers 2,805.

2. Young Adventuress

Young Adventuress Wanaka, New Zealand About Blog Hi, I'm Liz, and I got my first taste for traveling when I was 16 years old. On my own, 12 years and 50 something countries later, my wanderlust has only grown and the list of countries I want to visit longer. After living in Spain for the past few years and returning home for a stint, I then quit my job and moved to New Zealand and I've been here ever since. Follow my misadventures as I wander, eat, and photograph my way around the world
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Also in Solo Travel Blogs, New Zealand Blogs
Blog youngadventuress.com
Facebook fans 46,051. Twitter followers 15,930.

3. Drive on the Left

Drive on the LeftShenzhen, Guangdong, China About Blog We are Drew and Julie, serial American expats who made a new home for ourselves in London, and are now heading further afield to China! We use our little corner of the internet to inspire all travellers, armchair explorers, wanderlusters, and those whose travel itch needs a little scratching.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Nov 2013
Also in Expat Blogs
Blog driveontheleft.com/blog
Facebook fans 3,727. Twitter followers 16,258.

4. Two Expats Mexico | A Blog for Retiring in Mexico

Two Expats Mexico | A Blog for Retiring in MexicoQuintana Roo, México About Blog I'm Paul and I write all of the posts on this site. Linda, my wonderful wife of over 16 years, does all of the editing. We got rid of 99% of our belongings and started a new life in Mexico. We now write articles about living in Mexico. Everything you need to know about moving to Mexico.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since May 2016
Also in Mexico Blogs
Blog qroo.us
Facebook fans 22,540. Twitter followers 257.

5. Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog)

Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog)Brooklyn, NY About Blog One of the world's most popular men's lifestyle & hipster travel blogs with stories from around the world — gay city destinations & cultural experiences.. This is your travel guide to the coolest things to do and see around the world, from an American hipster in Berlin
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Oct 2009
Blog travelsofadam.com/blog
Facebook fans 16,915. Twitter followers 34,575.

6. Albom Adventures

Albom AdventuresNew Zealand About Blog Living in New Zealand and travelling the world, expat Rhonda Albom takes you on a vicarious adventure as she captures the essence of travel through photography, stories, tips, and humour. She inspires young baby boomers to travel New Zealand and the world.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Apr 2011
Also in Baby Boomer Travel Blogs
Blog albomadventures.com
Facebook fans 3,040. Twitter followers 26,344.

7. Banker in the Sun

Banker in the SunU.S. & Saudi Arabia About Blog After being robbed at gunpoint outside his home in Florida, Banker in the Sun re-evaluated his priorities in life and decided to pack in the bank job and follow his childhood dream of exploring exotic lands and Arabian kingdoms. He moved to Saudi Arabia, and then Thailand, no longer a banker, but now a self-proclaimed 'digital nomad'. The blog is a blend of his experiences, interviews with other expats, and advice for other would be adventurers
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since May 2013
Blog bankerinthesun.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

8. Greenback Expat Tax Services

Greenback Expat Tax ServicesGrandville, MI About Blog Greenback makes life better for Americans living abroad and aims to take away the anxiety and hassle of helping US expats become and stay compliant with their US taxes while overseas. Greenback understands that filing US taxes while living abroad can be daunting and Greenback was founded on the belief that it doesn't have to be this way. Greenback is proud of helping people navigate a ridiculously complex system in a way that makes sense for their individual situation.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog greenbacktaxservices.com/blog
Facebook fans 3,062. Twitter followers 1,537.

9. Joburg Expat

Joburg ExpatBrentwood, TN About Blog A blog about the tales of an American mother of four in Johannesburg, and the top source of relocation advice for expats moving to South Africa.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Apr 2010
Blog joburgexpat.com
Facebook fans 2,401. Twitter followers n/a.

10. California Globetrotter

California GlobetrotterRegensburg, Bavaria About Blog Hi there! Guten Tag! My name is Lorelei, I'm an American expat living in Germany with a serious addiction to adorable half-timbered houses, fairy tale towns and castles. I moved to Germany alone in 2012 where I soon met my husband and together we travel through Germany and Europe, sharing our stories and tips along the way!
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Aug 2012
Also in Gemany Travel Blogs
Blog caliglobetrotter.com
Facebook fans 1,629. Twitter followers 2,764.

11. 2Summers | An American in Quirky Johannesburg

2Summers | An American in Quirky JohannesburgJohannesburg, South Africa About Blog My name is Heather Mason and I'm an American in Jozi. ('Jozi' is the local slang term for Johannesburg. We also call it Joburg.) I write a blog called 2Summers. I've developed a passion for Joburg that I've never felt for any other place. I love exploring this wacky city, which is unlike any other city in the world. I love walking Jozi's streets and discovering places that most lifelong Jozi-ites don't know about.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Jun 2010
Blog 2summers.net
Facebook fans 4,038. Twitter followers 4,137.

12. oregon girl around the world | sustainable travel for the whole family

oregon girl around the world | sustainable travel for the whole familyCopenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark About Blog Hej! I'm Erin, an Oregon girl living off the Oregon Trail in Copenhagen, Denmark. Exploring, learning and connecting with a growing family of five. Focus on green family travel and sustainable adventures.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Jan 2015
Blog oregongirlaroundtheworld.com
Facebook fans 713. Twitter followers 4,545.

13. Retired in Samar, Philippines

Retired in Samar, PhilippinesSamar, Philippines About Blog Enjoying the island life on Samar Island in the Philippines and sharing stories about the same. Witness firsthand our everyday life in paradise, from the 'now' perspective. Come back and visit as I continue the saga of the retired life in Samar
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Nov 2012
Also in Philippines Blogs, Philippines Expat Blogs
Blog retiredinsamar.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 19.

14. Not Your Average American

Not Your Average AmericanQuito, Ecuador About Blog Not Your Average American has explored city streets and back roads, high mountains and sandy coast, jungle rivers and the wild islands of the Galapagos. We share our experience good and bad- in hopes that you might want to venture south and plan your next vacation in Ecuador. Our articles are honest because we want to develop a relationship of trust between you, the reader, and ourselves, the writers.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Apr 2013
Blog notyouraverageamerican.com/blog
Facebook fans 2,380. Twitter followers 708.

15. always a gringa | adventures as an expat

 always a gringa | adventures as an expatAbout Blog Hello. I'm Eemma, a US expat living in Mexico. Welcome to my blog where I share my experiences living and traveling in Latin America.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2016
Blog alwaysagringa.com
Facebook fans 609. Twitter followers n/a.

16. Californian Mum in London

Californian Mum in LondonAbout Blog Elfa a stay at home mom shares her lifestyle, travel, dayout, parenthood and relationships in London
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Oct 2013
Also in Mom Blogs, Stay At Home Mom Blogs, Mom Lifestyle Blogs, UK Housewife Blogs
Blog californianmuminlondon.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

17. Two Americans in China

Two Americans in China About Blog As the name suggests, Two Americans in China is the brainchild of two American expats who call China home. Amanda and Seth have lived in this country since 2010. Their blog offers information about varied topics, some of which include travelling within the country, local events, and the country's one-child and two-child policies. Given that the couple has successfully managed to adopt a child in China, they share details about their experiences on this front.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Aug 2010
Also in Teaching in China Blogs
Blog twoamericansinchina.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

18. Americanexpatinfrance's Blog | Helping Americans and other expats adjust to life in France

Americanexpatinfrance's Blog | Helping Americans and other expats adjust to life in FranceUSA | France About Blog If you're an expat, American or not, curious about living in France or looking for helpful advice, you've come to the right place. I hope to serve as a one-stop site for great expat links, news and original articles.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Sep 2009
Blog americanexpatinfrance.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,304.

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