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Test Rat XPats

Our Story

Hola! This is Christi (C-boo) and Nick's blog; the official Test Rat Expats!

So why do we call ourselves Test Rats? Well, we believe that we are an "abnormal" case study in the minds of our family, friends, and maybe generation. Who Knows? We recently got married back in October of 2015, so I guess we are considered newlyweds in today's classification. We are both in our 30's, and have never had any children, nor owned any property. Where we come from (the central coast of California), the norm is to get married, buy a house near family, and raise babies with everyone. However, this model of life is so typical and mundane to us; we have always wanted to think outside the standard "American Dream" box...