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Apr 8, 2024

Would you move across the world to a country without ever having been there?

That's what this week's guest did. We sit down with Brie Ripley to talk about her decision to take a 4-year contract with the World Food Program, which meant a relocation to Rome—a city she had never even visited. 

She talks about the challenges of adjusting to life abroad as a brand-new expat, struggling to speak the language, searching for an apartment, missing her new husband who will be joining her soon, and quickly acquiring an unquenchable dependence on espresso.

She also talks about what it was like to move her cats here, and how that came with its own set of challenges.


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