A testimonial on making the big move overseas

Those of you who are considering moving overseas to live the expatriate life should check out a recent article by Newley Purnell, an American vagabonder I’ve know since my Salon writing days. Newley teaches English in Ecuador, and his essay about the process of pulling up stakes and moving overseas is short, clear, and easy to relate to. Perhaps counterintuitively, Newley’s decision to try expat living was influenced by the September 11th terrorist attacks. “The horror of that day made me understand that life is simply too short not to take chances and gamble with the unknown,” he writes. “As Mark Twain observed, ‘Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn

Posted by | Comments Off on A testimonial on making the big move overseas  | September 25, 2003
Category: Vagabonding Advice

Comments are closed.