An Extrovert’s Struggles in Small-Town Italy

I barely made it three months in Italy. Most people are surprised when they hear this, though not … [Continue Reading]

An Extrovert's Struggles in Small Town Italy by Expat Edna

Two Days in LA

How much can you really see with only two days in Los Angeles, a sprawling city the same size as … [Continue Reading]

Two Days in LA by Expat Edna

I Love My Neighborhood: Paris’ Odéon

In this series, I ask expats to share the joys of local life they’ve found in their corner of the … [Continue Reading]

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The 5 best things I ate in LA

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or … [Continue Reading]

The 5 best things I ate in LA by Expat Edna

Life on the Move: October

Way back when in Paris, when my life wasn't the cluster it is today, I used to write these monthly … [Continue Reading]

Life in October by Expat Edna

The art of doing nothing in London

There's not much to say about the art of doing nothing. It's pretty much one step, self-explanatory: … [Continue Reading]

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The 5 best things I ate in Madrid

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Read more … [Continue Reading]

The 5 best things I ate in Madrid by Expat Edna

One day in Segovia

If you like aqueducts and suckling pigs, boy do I have the day trip for you. Segovia is a small … [Continue Reading]

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An Extrovert’s Struggles in Small-Town Italy

An Extrovert's Struggles in Small Town Italy by Expat Edna

I barely made it three months in Italy. Most people are surprised when they hear this, though not all. There are the usual suspects who go, "But...Italy?!" But there are those who quip: "Italy's great for visiting, but not for living." I have to agree, as much as it pains me to do so: I had … [Continue reading...]

Two Days in LA

Two Days in LA by Expat Edna

How much can you really see with only two days in Los Angeles, a sprawling city the same size as Hong Kong, or a third of the state of Rhode Island? More importantly, how much do you really want to see, when you're an East Coaster who "doesn't really get" LA? Let's find out. For this adventure, … [Continue reading...]

I Love My Neighborhood: Paris’ Odéon

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In this series, I ask expats to share the joys of local life they’ve found in their corner of the world. If you’re just joining in now, check out other cities that have been covered so far here. To mark the return of I Love My Neighborhood, I couldn't be happier to introduce Marina, one of … [Continue reading...]

The 5 best things I ate in LA

The 5 best things I ate in LA by Expat Edna

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Read previous posts here. When you only have 2.5 days to … [Continue reading...]

Life on the Move: October

Life in October by Expat Edna

Way back when in Paris, when my life wasn't the cluster it is today, I used to write these monthly recaps. They were fun to do and fun to look back … [Continue reading...]

The art of doing nothing in London

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There's not much to say about the art of doing nothing. It's pretty much one step, self-explanatory: do nothing. Whatever your definition of … [Continue reading...]

The 5 best things I ate in Madrid

The 5 best things I ate in Madrid by Expat Edna

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Read more food posts here. A large factor in me falling … [Continue reading...]

One day in Segovia

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If you like aqueducts and suckling pigs, boy do I have the day trip for you. Segovia is a small town outside Madrid, about an hour's drive or … [Continue reading...]

Everything I loved about Madrid

Everything I loved about Madrid by Expat Edna

Spain was never on my radar. Never. Something about it didn't inspire me; no amount of writing or photography of its food, scenery, culture made my … [Continue reading...]