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SANDRA BISSELL

My name is Sandra Bissell.
I have been blessed with the opportunity to live as an expatriate for more than 2 decades.

Some of my passions are people, my family, good conversations, traveling, ethnic food, dancing and Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian-Martial-Art-Dance.

Originally from the countryside of São Paulo state, in Brazil, I have enjoyed life in Kanagawa and Aichi prefectures, in Japan, Boston and San Diego cities, in the United States, São Paulo, Brazil, as an expatriate in my own country, Zurich – Switzerland and most recently Stamford, Connecticut, back to the United States.

As you may guess, I feel the most comfortable within the international community.
ExpatJoy - Passionate Global Living with Sandra Bissell
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    • Magical Sassi di Matera! 
#sassidimatera 
#italy 
#basilicata 
#wanderlust 
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    • Until the 1960’s,  whole families used to live at what appears to be little holes. 
#sassocaveoso 
#matera 
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#wanderlust
    • Leaving my hotel cave to enjoy a day of adventure in Sassi di Matera.
#sassidimatera 
#matera 
#basilicata 
#italy 
#italianroots 
#expatjoy 
#wanderlust
    • Getting to know my grandfather’s birthland. 🇮🇹
#provinciadipotenza 
#basilicata 
#roots 
#expatjoy 
#wanderlust
    • Entering the Basilicata, through beautiful Sassi Di Matera. 
Could not have asked for a better sky. Btw, it’s almost full moon tonight. 
#matera #basilicata 
#italy 
#expatjoy
    • Can you identity this flag!

It has the three colors of another famous flag, very dear to me.
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Indeed, I’m on my way to visit the country of the green, white and red flag. 🇮🇹 The land of my great-grandparents, and paternal grandfather.
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In the end of the 1800s, Gerardo Scavone and Filomena Ostuni, my great-grandparents, along with my grandfather, Francesco Scavone, left Pignola, in the Basilicata, Italy, to start a new life in Brazil. .
This morning, I’m excited to finally visit that part of the world for the first time, and realize an old dream.
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 Btw, the flag above is the Bulgarian one. ;-)
#roots 
#italianroots 
#crosscultural 
#internationalfamily 
#lifebetweencultures 
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    • Hiking season has started! 
#calanquesdemarseille 
#marseille 
#france 
#hiking 
#selfcare 
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    • Do you agree that the baguette 🥖 is somehow a French national symbol?
While waiting for my next flight, I got curious about the history behind ‘THE’ baguette, or  French Stick, and was surprise to find out that some historians believe that baguettes originated in Austria, and not here. 
#baguette 
#paris 
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#expatlife
    • Do you ever feel that your emotions are running you?

As part of the EXPATJOY EXPERT  SERIES, I'll be interviewing Cynthia Gene, The Natural Health Coach.

She will be sharing with us tips on How to Gain Clarity, Confidence and Purpose with Plant Based Medicine. 
And YES, how we can take control of our emotions in an intentional way. 
Have questions for her? Please post in the comments below or send an email to sandra@expatjoy.com

ps. this interview will be recorded and then posted in the ExpatJoy FB group,  tomorrow afternoon.
#expatjoy 
#sandrabissell 
#createyourlife 
#lifeleadership 
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    • Still pretty! 🍁 
#fall 
#autumn 
#newcanaan 
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#enjoyingtheseasons