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Expat Edna

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added on 18/01/2013 by: ednacz
An American and serial expat, Edna is a freelance sports writer who moved to Paris in January 2012 after three years working in media and journalism in Asia.
 tags: food, photograpy, relationships, sport, travel

 Latest posts on Expat Edna

Paris Is Life  Posted on 11/24/2015
Fluctuat Nec Mergitur: She is tossed by the waves, but does not sink. This has been the city motto of Paris for over 650 years. The day after the Paris attacks, a Saturday, the Eiffel Tower went dark. On Monday, it shone brightly in the...
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Paris, Last Night  Posted on 11/14/2015
Red House last night, shortly before curfew was announced “There’s been a shooting.” My friend Joe read the news from his phone. We were gathered at his bar, spending a Friday evening as we usually do:...
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On ‘Expat’ as Identity  Posted on 10/29/2015
(The office, Shanghai. 2009)  In the early weeks of 2008, I set out on a six-month trip to China. It seemed so insignificant at the time — I was still reeling from the death of my grandmother over Christmas, and was entangled in...
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The Green, Green Woods of New Hampshire  Posted on 10/27/2015
Two things happen to ski towns in the off-season: the price of rental lodges goes waaaay down, and the scenery explodes in so many shades of green they’d give Ireland a run for its money. Which is how I found myself in New Hampshire...
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The 5 best things I ate in London: The Greatest Hits  Posted on 10/27/2015
In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Click here to read previous 5BTIAs from Boston, Paris, and more. There’s always a culinary dilemma you face when visiting a city you love: do you...
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I Love My Neighborhood: Anjuna, Goa  Posted on 10/25/2015
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. Today’s post comes from...
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City Girl’s guide to camping in North Wales  Posted on 10/20/2015
I had my worries going into this big Welsh camping adventure. I purposefully spend very little time in nature — a combination of being allergic to half the world, and moderate germophobia that leads to stress vomiting on...
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Six Hours in…Caernarfon, Wales  Posted on 10/17/2015
The first thing we did upon arriving in the town of Caernarfon was to…promptly lock our keys in the campervan. Smooooth. To save our egos, I’d like to think that’s because of just how excited we were — wandering...
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The 5 best things I ate in Boston  Posted on 10/15/2015
In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Click here to read previous 5BTIAs from London, Paris, and more. I had a one-track mind going into my first-ever visit to Boston — and that...
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