Kirsten Raccuia is a Chicago girl living in Penang, Malaysia, with her husband, Mark. In 2013, they were sick of the rat race and decided to rewire their lives by turning it upside down and moving across the planet. On her blog, Sand in my Curls, she writes about the realities of expat life. It's no vacation – it's insane, absurd, and laughable, and the best thing she's ever done. Check it out for info on expat life, a unique perspective on living abroad, and practical travel guides.
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