Top 100 International Exchange & Expats Blogs 2011

IX11 (International Exchange & Experience 2011) is a competition from and Lexiophiles presenting you with the top 100 blogs on living abroad. The IX blog competition has been running for three years (also check out the 2009 and 2010 results).

Explore the list of the top 100 blogs. You will find high school and university students on exchange, au-pairs, young professionals at the grips with their first job abroad, expats, travelers and social workers in a foreign country. All of them have an enthusiastic and proactive attitude towards their experience and are proud to share what they are learning abroad.

We have put together this year's International eXchange and eXpat bloggers on a map. You can click on the map and might even find out which bloggers live near you.

Read more about how and why we put this list together.

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IX11 - Top 100 International Exchange and Expats Blogs 2011
  • 1. Rok we Włoszech

    A Polish student couple living and traveling in Italy. (Polish)

  • 2. Um Brasileiro na terra do Tio Sam

    A Brazilian living and studying in Orlando, Florida, USA. (Portuguese)

  • 3. Malou gaat naar Verenigde Staten voor een verre reis

    The experiences of a Dutch girl during her high school year in Minnesota, USA. (Dutch)

  • 4. Lú na China

    Impressions from the daily life of a Brazilian student in China. (Portuguese)


    A Polish woman's blog about Jordan. A blog about a Polish woman in Jordan. (Polish)

  • 6. Muito Japão

    Curiosities and amazing discoveries about Japan from a Brazilian perspective. (Portuguese)

  • 7. Coisa Parecida

    A Brazilian writing about culture and life in Seville, Spain. (Portuguese)

  • 8. Chéri à Paris

    Stories and impressions captured by a Brazilian in Paris. (Portuguese)

  • 9. Enredado y sin escapatoria

    A Spanish Erasmus student in Switzerland. (Spanish)

  • 10. Ela é americana... da América do Sul

    A Brazilian in the country of chocolate and the Alps, Switzerland. (Portuguese)

Thanks to everyone that wrote, nominated and voted for these blogs! We hope to see you back on Lexiophiles soon, and look forward to seeing your contributions to the dictionaries.