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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there folks, I'm interested to know people's experiences in marrying the French (or having a serious long-term relationship), from a cross-cultural perspective. What is your story? Please share it! Here are some questions: - how did you meet your future French partner/husband/wife...
  2. Other Asia
    OK, we all know about keeping face and how hard students work and how important Guanxi is, but 中国很复杂的地方。(China is a complicated place - just look at the language!) For those of you who want to know some very specific tales before you set off (or compare your own for expats already there) check...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All! This is my first submission :-) I've been living here in UAE for the past year and am missing Canada quite a bit where i've lived most of my life and have been an active community volunteer. I used to be involved in civil society/social (non-political, non-profit) organization for my...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I'm back with another language question. I'd love to hear from any native French reading this. A phrase that I hear a lot here is pas possible. I know that, in informal conversation, it means something like 'I couldn't believe it' or 'no way', but I've also had experiences such as may I speak...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I may be transferring to my employer's Dubai office in a few months. One thing I would like to understand beforehand is how "being Muslim" is defined (technically/legally), and how people commonly understand it in the UAE. I regard myself as non-Muslim but I have a Muslim-sounding name and...
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