Top 100 International Exchange & Experience Blogs 2009

IX09 (International Exchange & Experience 2009) is the latest competition from and Lexiophiles looking for the best blogs on the web.

This particular list is to celebrate all the adventurous, brave and open-minded young people out there who have decided to leave the comforts of home, their families, their native language and their mother’s cooking behind for an international experience. The people writing the blogs below are either high school or university exchange students, young interns working abroad, or people who support these students and interns from behind the scenes.

To read more about how and why we put this list together, please click here. We have also created some IX09 buttons that you can put onto your blog.

1.La Mia Vita Italiana
American high school student in Italy (English)
2.Jace's Road to Japan
Australian student heads to Kansai Gaidai University in Japan (English)
3.Auslandssemester in Ronneby
Austrian exchange student living in Sweden (German)
4.Entrevistando Expatriados
Interviews with Brazilians currently living abroad (Portuguese)
5.Path of an Ambassador to New Zealand
American AFS student and his adventures in New Zealand (English)
6.Alex*Blogger - субъективные наблюдения за жизнью
Life of a student from Russia in Dortmund University (Russian)
7.Åsmund Abroad
Norwegian student currently studying in France (English)
8.The Badgers Abroad blog
Collection of UW-Madison students studying abroad (English)
9.Mel und Flo in Australia
German couple doing a semester in sunny Brisbane, Australia at the Queensland University of Technology (German)
10.International Higher Education Consulting Blog TM
A source for news on international education and public diplomacy (English)

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