Sundae Bean: A family’s intercultural experience in Africa

/, with kids/Sundae Bean: A family’s intercultural experience in Africa

Sundae Bean: A family’s intercultural experience in Africa

Sundae Bean lives in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with her husband and two young children. Her husband is on assignment there, but thanks to plenty of vacation time and Sundae’s location-independent business, the family is able to spend two or three months each year visiting their home countries (the U.S. and Switzerland) as well as other destinations around the world. Tune in to hear our conversation about living in Africa, raising third-culture kids, and more.

Sundae Bean

Download the mp3

In This Episode

  • How Sundae went from North Dakota farm girl to living in West Africa with her Swiss husband and two kids
  • How she transitioned from working a corporate job she loved to running her own location-independent business
  • How she prepared for her family’s move from Switzerland to Burkina Faso
  • What it means to be a trailblazing spouse
  • Her perspective on calculated risk and how she keeps her family safe
  • Tips for interacting with other cultures
  • And much more

Most Memorable Location-Independent Experiences

Going to the festival of dance and masks in Burkina Faso. Being able to do important work while on vacation in the US and Switzerland.

Biggest Surprise along the Way

How difficult it is to get reliable Wi-Fi (but honestly that was not a surprise!). A positive surprise is realizing I’m living a dream of having mini-vacations in my normal work week.

Sundae’s Links

Subscribe to Nomadtopia Radio

 itunes stitcher

You can also add Nomadtopia Radio to your RSS feed:

Enjoying Nomadtopia Radio?

Please leave a review in iTunes to help more people find us! (Find out how.)

Stay Connected!

Join the friendly community in the Nomadtopia Facebook group.

Like the Nomadtopia Facebook page.

Follow Amy on Twitter or Instagram.

2017-04-26T21:20:54+00:00September 10, 2014|Podcast, with kids|0 Comments

Leave A Comment

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

We use cookies on our website.

We use cookies to customize your experience, to improve the content we deliver to you, and—very rarely—to show you relevant advertising on sites like Facebook or Instagram. Please accept the use of cookies below, or you can decline and continue to use this site without any data being sent to third-party services. Read our full Privacy Policy here.