Expat Interviews


Originally from England, Ali is a long-term expat, serial entrepreneur, social media guru, founder and head imagineer of Costa Women, a business group where women can connect – inspire – enable – support. Name: Ali Meehan Title: Founder of Costa Women Business/Company: Costa Women Country/countries of origin: England Expat country/countries: Australia, Spain, United Arab Emirates and Thailand Current country: Spain...

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Originally from Israel, Tal moved with her husband, in the middle of winter, to Toronto Canada leaving her television career behind and is now an ‘entrepreneur stay at home mom’. Name: Tal Business/Company: Digital Life for The Expat Wife, online businessCountry/countries of origin: Israel Expat country/countries: Canada Current country: Canada Tal’s story in a nutshell: My name is Tal. 38 years old, Tomer’s wife, a...

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After eight successful years, La Tavola Marche the popular family-run farm, inn and cooking school will be selling their business brand and location. Currently ranked #4 of 1213 on TripAdvisor, this is a turn-key opportunity for anyone looking to open an inn and live the dream in Italy! La Tavola Marche Agriturismo is located in Le Marche, Italy between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, offering a pleasant farm holiday...

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Originally from Canada, Liisa moved with her husband to Costa Rica where they understand and teach the value of a global life as well as entrepreneurship to their two children. Name: Liisa VexlerTitle: Author of The Family Freedom Project Business/Company: Freelance medical writerCountry/countries of origin: Canada Expat country/countries: Costa Rica Current country: Costa Rica Liisa’s story in a nutshell: On our honeymoon, my...

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Originally from South Africa and after having lived and worked in the USA, started up a PR company in the UK and sold it after five years, Melissa Talago moved to York and launched her new business Campfire Comunications. Name: Melissa TalagoTitle: Founder & chief firestarter Business/Company name: Campfire Communications Country/countries of origin: South Africa Expat country/countries: USA, UK Current country: England UK...

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American expat Jodi Harris uses her extensive experience as an expat in five countries along with her background in clinical social work, to run her life coaching business specifically for expats. Name: Jodi Harris Business/Company name: World Tree Coaching Country/countries of origin: USA Expat country/countries: Spain, Japan, Northern Ireland, the Dominican Republic, Madagascar Current country: USA (Washington, DC) Jodi’s...

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