Eman Cheema

Eman Cheema

A Lahore-bred, Toronto-bound; life enthusiast, who is aspiring very-many-things, Eman tweets as @TinyFey twitter.com/TinyFey

Want to move abroad? Think again!

The life of a middle class Pakistani immigrant overseas is gravely misunderstood by both the people in the immigrant’s homeland and the people in the country to which the immigrant has emigrated. There are a couple of (read: many) things that are immediately dismissed once it is mentioned that a person is a Pakistani living abroad. For one, it is often forgotten that moving abroad means starting over– from scratch. From waiting at the airport for eight hours because of a miscalculation in hotel costs, to renting a basement for immediate accommodation, to living in the basement for approximately six years until you can afford ...

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