My life as an Expat

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The art of labelling journeys

Illustrator and business traveller Tim Baynes on drawing inspiration on the road

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São Paulo in five easy pieces

Tim Baynes' illuminating guide to the sites you mustn't miss in Brazil's biggest city

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Top tips for starting a new life in Bali

You've decided to answer the siren call of the Island of the Gods. Diana Deer tells you how to avoid it all going to hell

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8 top tips for working in Russia

Author Thom Wheeler drove across Russia in a rusty old VW camper van in search of employment. Here he gives travellers tips on how to work in the former Soviet Union

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You can't marmalade without a guitar

Expat Scot Charles Winning discovers it's not what you know but who you know when buying a guitar in Calabria

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The poster wars of southern Italy

Our man in Calabria realises that he's not a visitor anymore when he gets caught up in a local elections poster war

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The Art of Travel - using artist in residence programmes to see the world

British designer Emma Bell has travelled the world by following her muse

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Baking croissants in Brazil = international culinary fame

Kiwi celebrity chef Annabel Langbein reveals how she got her big break - making croissants in the backwaters of Brazil

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Hey Mr Tambourine Man

Our man in Calabria learns the importance of a good tambourine shaker

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Seattle: Views from a coffee cup

Wandering illustrator Tim Baynes sketches America's most caffeinated city, Seattle

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Drawing a line under Nikko, Japan

Wandering illustrator Tim Baynes turns his eye – and his pens – on Japan's prettiest temple town

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Tim Baynes: Illustrated India

Our ex-pat illustrator turns his pen - and brushes - on the chaos of the sub-continent

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The Mafia Cows of Calabria

Our man in Calabria has a run-in with some very well-connected cattle

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How to preserve one's dignity in Calabria

Our man in Calabria discovers that preserving his dignity, like everything, is much cheaper in the south

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Danger and the language of love

Our man in Calabria discovers that when a fist hits your eye, that's amore

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In Calabria, be careful what you ask for

Our man in Calabria tries sweet talking the local butcher – with dire results!

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Tales from the Kantina, Eristos Beach, Tilos, Greece

While the austerity crisis continues in Athens, expat Jennifer Barclay reveals life goes on as normal only a day's boat ride from the capital on the island of Tilos

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The temptations of Rhodes' Saturday market

Jennifer Barclay gets easily distracted on a (work) trip to Rhodes

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5 reason to love Greek island life

Life on an isolated island can be challenging, especially in these days of economic crisis, but it’s never dull. Author and Greek island resident Jennifer Barclay explains why

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The Shepherdess with a passion for crêpes

Chloe Corbin meets a woman whose spontaneity brought Brittany’s crêpes et cidre to a Swiss idyll

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Rhodes' top 4 historic hideaways

Jennifer Barclay recommends four stylish ways to unwind in historic boutique hotels and soak up this Greek island’s unique heritage

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