You realize perhaps more easily than you would if you saw them all the time, that your parents are not just your parents. They were people with dreams, and hopes and fears, and baggage. And they are getting older with all those things. As are you.
The Washington Post put out stories on the best places to live as an expat weighing things like quality of life and the economy. But, I wanted to take it a step further (and, ya know, skip the metric stuff) and ask travel bloggers who are expats.