Anita Kandel

  • Anita Kandel, 30-something, Nepali
  • Health, High-Tech, and Creativity sectors
  • Works at Expat & Co

About Anita

Born and brought up in the land of the Himalayas, Nepal, Anita graduated with a degree in Information and Media from Tokyo City University in 2009. After gaining some experience in the Education and Financial media sector and having moved to the UK, she shifted to the healthcare sector.

She and her family moved to Leuven in 2017, and their youngest son, Aaron, was born soon after. They all love Leuven and it truly feels like their 'HOME' away from home.

Currently, Anita works as the 'Client Satisfaction Officer' at Expat & Co., which specializes in providing insurance solutions for Expats and International students.

Anita at a glance

Length of time in the Leuven Region: 2 years
Reason for coming to Leuven: Her husband's job
Favorite spot in Leuven: The Grote Markt
Favorite phrase in Dutch: Gezellig

Anita's Top Tips for Living in Leuven

  1. If you are an expat parent looking for info and advice regarding almost anything in Leuven, find experienced expat parents eager to help you out in this Facebook group
  2. If you or a family member is having difficulty finding a job in or around Leuven, Sam Ebrahimi might be of great help (you can find more information here, too)
  3. For insurance solutions that fit your needs perfectly, go to Expat & Co.

About Expat & Co

Expat & Co. was born with a revolutionary concept that really simplifies insurance for Expats and International students or travelers. At Expat & Co. we really value customer satisfaction and go to great extents to provide the best insurance solution for Expats.

If you are an expat or an International student yourself, definitely check out our insurance packages that are very much customisable according to your personal needs.

More Information

Want to know more about what you saw in Anita's video or have read about here? Check out these links

  • Anita and her family enjoy the "Gezinsfeest" (Family Festival), an annual summer event held by M Museum.
  • Towards the end of the video, we see her sipping iced tea at the popular outdoor cafe De Werf