Me with Dawn and Michelle the weekend we all met in 2007! Ahhh, the joys of being an expat. Living it up on foreign land, haggling with the locals over the price of a knock-off handbag, expanding the search for the most authentic homemade gelato in the country. Oh no, life in Italy is not bad … in fact, it is downright bella. But even when your day-to-day experiences consist of Argonese sand castles and big naked bronze men, you fall into a routine and it is surprisingly easy to overlook just how much your new life has changed you. But it does. Being an expat changes your perspective on life. It enhances your life. It transforms you in ways that are sometimes hard to articulate. So this is what I think. Here are three ways being an expat can change your life. Post continues today over at City Girl Lifestyle. — Don’t forget to come back next Friday for the City Girl’s views on being an expat *in* America. Buon Weekend!