Why some expats seem to be having so much fun? - ExpatJoy

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Why some expats seem to be having so much fun?

Open to the Unexpected

It’s exciting and sometimes rewarding being open to the unexpected when we are arriving at a new location.

Would you believe if I told you that my husband and I walked into an Alpine Descend of the Cattle Procession without planning?

And, that our only intention for Sunday was to take a long walk.

Would you then guess how we ended up surrounded by proud Swiss citizens, dressed in ancient looking costumes and speaking in an Alemannic Swiss German dialect?

Expats can find themselves free to try a variety of events. And often, we are blessed with fresh and curious eyes when first arriving somewhere, allowing us to see beauty in everyday places and activities.

Are you’re still curious how my husband and I ended up at Sännänchilbi Arth (Arth Alpine Procession)?

Isn’t it so obvious? One picture at a time combined with a three hour long walk by Lake Zug. 🙂

Live with joy,

Sandra Bissell

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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.
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