Although expatriate blogs won't tell you everything you need to know about relocating to a new country, they can be great at giving you insights into life in a new city. Here's our round up of the best blogs from major expatriate destination cities throughout the the world.
|City||Blog Name||Author||Home Country||Description|
|Amsterdam, The Netherlands||Amsterdamned||Angela Rhodes||Australia||Regularly updated blog of an Australian expatriate living in Amsterdam. Entries cover subjects such as travel in Amsterdam, experiencing the seasons and dealing with visitors.|
|Auckland, New Zealand||Brampa||Br, Am, and Pa.||America||A regular blog that has been running since 2007. The blog tells of the lives of an American family living in New Zealand and includes photographs and illustrations.|
|Bangalore, India||Bangalore Journal||Pervez Sikora||America||Blog tells of the daily life of a family who have returned to India after living in the USA for ten years.|
|Bangkok, Thailand||Bangkok Diaries||Various||Various||Blog entries made on a regular basis by Bangkok expatriates. Entries cover a wide range of subjects and contain useful advice and anecdotes.|
|Barcelona, Spain||Mental Irrigation||Sarah Los||Canada||Comprehensive blog that has been regularly updated since 2001. Contains information about living in Barcelona, the nightlife, sightseeing and expatriate lifestyle.|
|Beijing, China||The Beijinger||Various||Various||Numerous bloggers and writers contribute to this well known blog. It is updated on a regular basis and contains observations on life and entertainment in Beijing.|
|Brussels, Belgium||The Belgium Years||
|America||Musings from an American woman living in Brussels with her partner.|
|Buenos Aires, Argentina||Sallycat's Adventures||Sally Cat||United Kingdom||Random thoughts, observations and opinions on living in Buenos Aires. The blog has a heavy emphasis on the dance of Argentina.|
|Capetown, South Africa||Cape Town Blog||Various||Various||A blog run by the Cape Town tourist board that invites bloggers to provide entries about their travel in the region. Perfect for expatriates who are interested in exploring Cape Town and traveling through this part of the world.|
|Chicago, USA||Chicago Expat||Ken Ilio||Philippines||A photographic blog that focusses on the sights of this American city.|
|Delhi, India||American in Delhi||Jeanne Heydecker||America||Blog that is frequently updated with the tales of an expatriate family who have relocated to Delhi from the United States via Kolkata.|
|Dubai, UAE||Sandier Pastures||Grace||America||A blog written by a Mum in Dubai. Very comprehensive and updated on a regular basis the blog covers a wide range of topics concerning day to day life in Dubai.|
|Hanoi, Vietnam||Sticky Rice||Unknown||Unknown||A blog for foodies, the posts cover eating and dining in the Hanoi area.|
|Hong Kong, China||Living in Hong Kong. Asian Correspondent.||Elmer W. Cagape||Philippines||Blog written by a search engine marketing specialist who has been based in Hong Kong since 2001. His humorous blog entries describe life as it really is in Hong Kong.|
|London, United Kingdom||American expat in London||Kristina||America||Diary of a young single American woman living in London. Describes day to day life as it really is in London.|
|Los Angeles, USA||LA Frog||Unknown||France||Blog written by a lady from Paris who left behind life in France to sample a new life in Los Angeles.|
|Madrid, Spain||My life in Madrid||Nadya||United Kingdom||Thoughts on life abroad, food, design and everything under the sun from a girl whose lived in Madrid for the past 7 years.|
|Melbourne, Australia||Cherry Blossoms and Vodka||Caz||Canada||Web log of a twenty something expatriate who is living life to the max in Melbourne, Australia.|
|Moscow, Russia||American Girls in Moscow||Moscow Mom||America||Mother of two who writes regular blogs about life with a family in Moscow.|
|Mumbai, India||Diary of a White Indian Housewife||Sharell||Australia||A fascinating blog written by an Australian girl who married an Indian and moved from Australia to Mumbai. The blog has won several awards and contains a lot of interesting cultural insights into life as an expat in India.|
|New York City, USA||Biting the Big Apple||Stafanie||France||Blog describing the daily life and events on a young French expat who is living and working in New York.|
|Seoul, South Korea||Skyrfblok||Unknown||South Africa||A mixed Afrikaans & English blog by a Korean expatriate. The blog explores living in Korea from an artistic and cultural perspective.|
|Shanghai, China||Shanghai Scrap||Adam Minter||America||Observations on living in Asia from Shanghai based writer, Adam Minter|
|Singapore, Singapore||AngryAngMo||Unknown||Unknown||Singapore's award winning blog this website is updated regularly with all the news and gossip from Singapore.|
|Sydney, Australia||Florida Girl in Sydney||Unknown||America||Observations from an American expatriate living in Sydney with her family.|
|Tokyo, Japan||Lioness in Japan||Unknown||Singapore||Diary of a trailing spouse who located to Japan from Singapore. There is a heavy focus on language, literature and culture.|
|Toronto, Canada||The Expatriate Mind||Unknown||America||Blog written by an American who has ventured north to sample life in Canada. The blog is regularly updated with insights into immigration and setting up life in a new city.|
If you're looking for more detailed, practical information about living in a new city as an expatriate then please see our city guides. They contain comprehensive information covering all aspects of relocating to popular cities throughout the world. The information you need is available at your fingertips and you will not need to trawl through hundreds of blog entries or websites to find what you need. Each city guide is written by an expatriate so you can be assured that the information is accurate and up to date. In addition to this, all our guides are advertisement free and offer an unbiased and reliable view of real life in these popular destinations.
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