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Expat Twitter Round-Up: February 10th, 2014

10 February, 2014 08:25  Erin Erin

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Expat News

@amerikankius
15 Most Peaceful Countries in the World http://travel.amerikanki.com/most-peaceful-countries-in-the-world/

@Telegraph
Google enters into row on gay rights with new Doodle ahead of #Sochi Winter Olympics http://fw.to/wkkmXPW 

@AustralianTimes
Read the winter whinging of an Aussie expat stranded in London: www.australiantimes.co.uk/uk-life/differentstrokes/winter-whinging-of-an-aussie-expat-stranded-in-london.htm

@xojanedotcom
Six Things I’m Loving About Paris, So Far http://www.xojane.com/fun/six-things-im-loving-about-paris-so-far

@washingtonpost
For Russians in D.C., the Sochi Olympics are a time to celebrate, right? Not quite. http://wapo.st/1fLcO5C

@philipoltermann
May I suggest a word swap? Germany needs a word for "NIMBY", and English could do with "Monstertrasse" http://gu.com/p/3mh9q/tw

@BBC_Travel
Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20140204-advice-on-quitting-your-job-and-travelling-for-a-year?ocid=twtvlpc

@slate
France’s higher-ed system is somehow more egalitarian AND more elitist than ours. http://www.slate.com/articles/business/dispatches_from_the_welfare_state/2014/02/higher_education_in_france_lots_of_testing_lots_of_planning_not_lots_of.html

@rbthUK
American expat realizes dream as volunteer for Sochi Olympics | Russia Beyond The Headlines http://rbth.co.uk/international/2013/11/12/american_expat_realizes_dream_as_volunteer_for_sochi_olympics_31535.html

@_BROWNBOOK 
What do you need to start a magazine? WTD is a new publication turning the page on Middle Eastern architecture: http://brownbook.me/dubais-most-wated/

Tweets from our Featured Bloggers

@ednacz
Expat currently in Sochi
First day in #Sochi and my first interview of the Games is with Julie Chu and members of the US Women's Hockey team. Off to a good start.

@Momofthreeunder
Expat in the Netherlands
Throwing a Dutch Birthday Party: Step 1 The Invitations http://thethreeunder.com/2014/02/dutch-birthday-party-invitations/ #expat #parentingfail

@sunshinesiestas
Expat in Seville, Spain
Seven Indispensable Pieces of Advice for Moving Abroad: http://sunshineandsiestas.com/2014/01/30/seven-indispensable-pieces-of-advice-for-moving-abroad/ #expat

@IrreverentItaly
Expat in Italy
Finding a job in Italy - What NOT to do http://burntbythetuscansun.blogspot.de/2014/01/finding-job-in-italy-what-not-to-do.html

@mstarr1188
Expat in Norway
I can honestly say i didnt know what half of the winter olympic sports were until i moved to norway. #expat #OL2014

@unlockingkiki
Expat in Reykjavík, Iceland
New Post: My Icelandic Bucket List II http://wp.me/p490vc-vd

@abuttsy
Expat in Karlsruhe, Deutschland
Sometimes, I question whether or not I am actually an adult, http://wp.me/p2plw8-1Ip

@flyawayamerican
Expat in Folkestone
A Sino Love Affair: My Favorite Moments in China http://wp.me/p3HKgt-Mt

@MishFish13
Expat in Grenoble, France
A bit of reverse #cultureshock #travel #studyabroad http://wp.me/p2JpoB-Vl

@sixdegreesnorth
Expat in Ghana
TGIA - let's take a drive through the countryside of Ghana today. http://wp.me/p2e98L-pZ

@sydmovingguide
Expat in Sydney Australia
Changing courses after the first six months: Changing courses after the first six months If you h... http://bit.ly/1lFQkIm #immigration

@brismart
Expat in Singapore
NEW POST: River Hong Bao. Wetting your interest til this time nxt yr! #singaporetales#tailsfromthelioncity http://www.singaporetales.co.uk/2014/02/a-chinese-new-year-carnival.html

@part_of_myworld
Expat in London, England
The sun always seems to shine when I am in Monaco [new post] #expat #Montecarlo http://fb.me/1EX1sV7Vp

@NekoinNippon
Expat in Hikone-shi, Japan
Learning Japanese- How to get started! http://www.nekoinnippon.com/2014/02/learning-japanese-how-to-get-started.html

 

 

   



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