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I Have Lived In Another Country

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    i have lived in another country....im a dual citizen between America and the UK my dad was born in the UK and my mum was born in america for a while they attempted to live long distance for a while and i only really saw my dad wen he was on holiday or wen we would go to him then...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 28, 2009

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    Papua New Guinea

    I lived in Papua New Guinea for almost 3 years, from 2000 to 2003. I have travelled all over the country, from the highlands to the coastal regions, to the islands, and the swamp lands. I lived on Pere Island off of Manus Island which is north of the mainland of PNG. The people...
    Tohru44 Tohru44 41-45, F Aug 7, 2010

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    I lived in the United States

    for a couple years while I went to University. I didn't get a chance to really explore the country much, though. Visited Chicago, NYC, Atlanta, Jacksonville, couple different places in the East. Nice country, for the most part. Lots of different places, lots of different ways...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30, M Feb 25

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    Ireland

      I went to escape my life here, and it worked. It was fantastic, a carefree life. But I'm back now, and my problems are still here. :( only bigger now. BUT that's ok, because maybe some that Irish magic came home with me, and I am ready to face the problems, and move forward.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    I Have Lived In Singapore, ...

    I have lived in Singapore, {where I was born, as my father was in the R.A.F. and stationed there for 2 years}. I have also lived in England,{where I was bought up}, and Australia, {where my home is now}.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    Vietnam>myanmar>cambodia>singapore

    I've grown up in an international environment, just like many families who travel abroad and bring their families with them, it's all I've ever known. I was in Vietnam from when I was a year old until about two, I don't remember much except it was and still is a place where...
    wolfs94is wolfs94is 16-17 Dec 13, 2010

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    South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines

    I love living in South Korea the most because of the weather, language, food, culture, people and technology. I don't like living in the Philippines because the weather is hot and humid all year round, not to mention other bad things in there.
    skyeskyeful skyeskyeful 36-40, F Mar 2, 2013

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    Hi (: Question For All Of You Who Lived Abroad

    I'm thinking about moving to China in a year or two, to study or work for few years. I wanted to live in China or Japan for years, and I went to a trip in China two weeks ago and loved it there (: the biggest problem is that I don't want to leave my close friends here behind. Who...
    aplaceforme1 aplaceforme1 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2012

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    RAF Military

    Classic military kid, ive been to more schools than I care to remember, I've lived in Scotland, England and Cyprus, but been in houses all over the place. Now my steo dad has become disabled, he's had to leave the RAF although he works in Afghanistan, so we will be moving to...
    Buttercupjade Buttercupjade 13-15, F Nov 12, 2013

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    I Lived In Mexico

    I was born in San Antonio Texas along with my 4 sisters and 4 brothers.  My father only allowed all of us to speak english at home and we all spoke english at school and to each other.  So we grew up americanized.  We didn't speak with a latin accent or act like...
    renemain renemain 31-35, M Jun 7, 2010

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    Switzerland :)

    I moved (due to my dads job) to switzerland just after my 9th birthday and eventually moved back when  was 11. My whole experience there  was pretty negative, but the country itself was nice. Unfortunately I think I was too young to appreciate it.
    Katie9300 Katie9300 16-17, F Apr 17, 2009

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    Culture

    I count myself so fortunate to have lived in another country and experienced another culture. It was the only way that I was able to appreciate the good and bad of my own culture.
    1blujay 1blujay 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 11, 2010

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    Scotland, England, Japan, Sweden!

    I have lived in three countries- UK, Sweden, Japan. Sweden for two years. Stockholm for six months (when I first moved), Kiruna in Lapland for a year and Skåne (yeah, it isn't just like Denmark...prejudices follow you everywhere, even Sweden :)). Kiruna was great. Snowy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 2, 2013

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    I Lived In Scandinavia and Loved It!

    I lived in Sweden for a year, an academic year actually. After my first visit to Scandinavia I tried for many years to find a job that had connections there. I continued to visit as often as possible and finally about 6 years after searching for ways to move there I found a...
    SonicReducer75 SonicReducer75 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    Yes. ...

    Yes. I was born in another country and moved away from that country when I was around 5 years old.
    kaykers kaykers 16-17, F Aug 8, 2008

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    Yes, Briefly When I Was An ...

    Yes, briefly when I was an exchange student I lived in Galicia, Spain. An exhilarating experience for a short while. It would be difficult to start over in a different contry, away from familiar grounds, I suppose, but the place I stayed at became my second home and at this point...
    Boann Boann 22-25, F Aug 8, 2008

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    Fun And Foreign Times

    My parents used to have a summer home in Tahiti. We'd go there every summer and spend a couple weeks on the islands, just me and my dad and my mom. No one has gone there in a long while, and I've moved out of my old house with them since then. Just last winter I decided I was...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    I've Lived In

    Guatemala, Romania, the United States and Turkey. So far.
    Anitcha Anitcha 18-21, F Mar 2, 2010

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    Tokyo, Japan

    Lived there for 3 years - it was quite different from North America for sure. Loved some things and didn't like others. I recently went back (last summer) and had a great time - visited the North which I had always wanted to do. Tokyo is still the crazy busy wild place it...
    DeepForest DeepForest 46-50 Nov 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Well I was born in England and then I moved to Egypt when I was ten and lived there for two years. Other than that I've just lived in the states.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I had lived in four countries before I turned 18 and went to two different universities to complete my degree and visited numerous cities in Western Europe and Asia, for work or...
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I lived and worked for a year in Germany. I've visited the US, Cuba, Belgium, just a lit' bit of Netherlands and France, Spain.
    schmetterlingmx schmetterlingmx 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Being a bit OCD I thought I should create a list... France, Belgium. Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Italy (lived 6 years), Luxenbourg, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece...
    dpc2014 dpc2014 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 12

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    The only country I've been to ,other than America, is Canada. Sometimes my family and I will just drive up there, as we love less than an hour away haha.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been some countrys: holland, france, germany, italy, turkey and some others i can't remember anymore
    MonsterEye MonsterEye 13-15, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    i really wanna live in Great Britain/U.S/Bahrain cause there are lot of job opportunities and save a lot of money by nursing/caring people who needs me so that when i come back...
    etd0718 etd0718 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I am moving to America to get another phd, it will be my 4th phd, I have one in chemistry, biology and physics so I'm going to get a phd in German grammar and vocabulary because...
    lukey123456789 lukey123456789 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've loved to travel all my life. I was born in New Zealand. I have been to Australia, Samoa, Tonga and Tokelau Islands. I will never forget it. Oceania is beautiful and I...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have been to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and USA and UAE. I would love to travel more, like Europe (maybe next year), UAE for more cities, UK, Japan...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Not that many really. I live in the UK, I went to Spain when I was 4, France when I was 9 and when I was 12 (actually I might have been 11, not sure but it doesn't really make much...
    CupcakeCarnival CupcakeCarnival 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I live in the USA. I am originally from ethiopia, people with good culture and value. I have been to Canada new found land- nice place and better life!
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been to Australia, New Zealand, Florida, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Barbados, the SeyChelles, Bermuda, Grenada, The Maldives, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany...
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    A long while back, I went to Mexico to go to one of my closest friends hometown located in Michoacan, La Piedad. I possibly may have been the only Filipino person there when we...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 12

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    I studied abroad with my school this past summer in Spain, France and Italy. It was absolutely the best experience of my life. If I didn't have to go home I would have stayed in...
    jazsag19 jazsag19 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    I have been to Mexico and England!
    AveryWeinstein AveryWeinstein 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I have been to 27 countries. So true.
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 21

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    I lived in a tent for a couple months with my ex. We lost everything due to drugs. It really makes you appreciate everything so much more when you have nothing
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I've been to France and England (home countries), but also Japan, China, Hong Kong, Tibet, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bali, Thailand, Australia, Canada, Alaska, Netherlands, Germany...
    Taup Taup 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I plan on traveling the world, slowly, I'll get to it. I don't want to do it all at once. I want a part of it to always be a mystery. Always a piece to a puzzle that I'll someday...
    drstech drstech 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I live in France and i've been to Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Spain, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and French West Indies I don't know yet where will be my...
    benitodeltoro benitodeltoro 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been to us and every one is fat and **** :(
    jameswesley jameswesley 18-21, M 9 Responses Sep 2

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    Oh well...! Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, United States, Canada. Thats it for now! :P
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I've been to Spain (loads of places), France and Italy. Then next year I'm going to live in Spain for a year and then Portugal for a few months
    Katie529 Katie529 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    i've been to Dominican Republic, Egypt, Greece, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara
    Celine1804 Celine1804 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 9

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    It's a long list actually. I grew up a brat and than joined the military myself... Germany Belgium Holland France England Bosnia Czechoslovakia Russia Spain Japan Korea Saudi...
    Jawzenator Jawzenator 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    USA resident Canada Mexico Belize Guatemala Nicaragua Costa Rica Venezuela England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Ireland Germany Belgium Holland France England Spain Portugal...
    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Sweden and Canada.
    GirlOnAMusicBox GirlOnAMusicBox 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 9

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    Not been to many countries. Only Finland, Latvia and Sweden. Especially love Sweden. Only if the merchants wouldn't be such ripoffs with tourists. I'd love to visit UK and Japan...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I've been in Romania, Croatia, Poland, Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain, Ireland, Finland and Egypt.
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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