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Sarah Audal

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Sarah is an IT Consultant by profession, a writer by heart, coffee addict, and a self-confessed foodie! Sarah left her home country in 2009 to work abroad and lived in three countries (so far!). Originally from the Philippines, Sarah traveled both for work and pleasure allowing her to learn different cultures, go sight-seeing, and more importantly - eat authentic local cuisine!
Singapore was my first Expat country. This is the country where I “awakened” my senses over the advantages being an Expat brings. And it definitely made me realize of the things my native country “unfortunately” lacks. Despite only staying for...
Let me ask my fellow Expats, especially those with native passports from third world countries, this question before I start. How many of you already changed your citizenships since becoming an Expat? And if my guess is correct, it...
I love Asian cuisine! And, I don’t think that it is only because of my Asian heritage that’s why I do. Ask any food enthusiast out there and it is likely you’ve heard of this word as the reason...
Expats would agree with me that travel opportunities as one of the driving force why some (if not most) of us became an Expat. Well, at least for me, that was one of the reasons why ended up here! Every...
Last Christmas, our small family decided to do a quick getaway at Wicklow and spend Christmas Day at one of Ireland’s famous tourist destination – Powerscourt Estate. Powerscourt Estate was one of the first tourist attractions I’ve been to...
Since I started the Expat life in 2009, I have relocated to three countries so far – Singapore, Australia, and Ireland. Relocating to various countries and continents in the span of 8 years were mostly because for my career...
Integration is an important aspect of becoming an Expat. It is important Expats, especially newbies, learn how to live within the new community in order to feel a lot more “at home”. More importantly to Expats who relocated alone,...
My husband always tells me Dublin has become a famous tourist destination, especially during the better days of spring and summer. He told me it was not a common sight when he first set his foot in Dublin roughly...
Lent is a big deal in my home country (Philippines). I believe that it is not only because Filipinos are predominantly Catholics but because the faith (and religious practices around Catholicism, in general) has been deeply rooted within our...
Spring is not my favorite time of the year. Temperatures don’t plummet similar to winter but I think this is the wettest time of the year. And despite living here for almost five years already and stocking my wardrobe...