I Lived Overseas

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    Air Force Brat

    My Dad was in the US Air Force, so we moved around a bit while I was growing up.  We started out in Cheyenne Wyoming; where I and my brother were born.  Then we went to Hakata Japan for 4 years.  What a mind expanding experience!  We lived on base, in a...
    poqui poqui
    41-45, M
    Sep 11, 2007

    I was a military daughter

    so I lived in a few different places. Texas till I was 6, Ohio till I was 9, Ireland till I was 13, Brazil till I was 16, then back to the states in Florida till I graduated. I stayed in college in Miami for two years and then I moved to Spain and became a cocktail waitress...
    KittyCatCarly KittyCatCarly
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2015

    Childhood Travel

    Because of my dad's business, I lived in Tokyo for two years at the age of 7, and then moved to Shanghai for a year.  I got to do a lot of travel abroad while living overseas.
    chiguy23 chiguy23
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

    Living Overseas During The Wonder Bread Years...

    I was fortunate enough to live overseas for three years. I was in Northern Italy, due to my dad being transferred by his business. Having no Italian heritage, I learned what it was like to be a minority (blond hair and blue eyes in Italy...not so common)...to stick out like a...
    EloquentExec EloquentExec
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Oct 29, 2011

    Lived Overseas In Qatar

    I lived overseas in Qatar for about 3 years. If you don't know where Qatar is, it is a small bit of land sticking out of eastern Saudi Arabia. While there I had to change from public to private high school and barely graduated. I also worked at a Vet Clinic for Falcons, and...
    carriewolf12 carriewolf12
    26-30, T
    1 Response Dec 6, 2011
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