A study of leaders in the fashion industry shows that living abroad makes you a more original and creative artist.… Read More Study Reveals Time Abroad Will Make You More Creative
David Sedaris talks about his love for the “daily stage fright” he feels when living abroad in Paris, France.… Read More American Author David Sedaris on Why He Loves Living Abroad
Sure, these famous actors, athletes and politicians are globe-trotting jet-setters NOW…but did you know that they were as kids, as well?… Read More Famous Former Expats: 8 Celebrities Who Grew Up Abroad
Maybe instead of asking “Are expats/serial nomads running away from their problems?” people should ask instead, “So what if they are?”… Read More So You’re Running Away from Your Problems…So What?
My ability to travel for long periods of time, sleep comfortably in a hammock and read maps would have made me an excellent candidate for the job of “pirate”. … Read More My Travel Super Powers (Or Why I Should Have Been Born a Pirate)
Only 1 percent of American and 10 percent of European college students choose to study in another country. Here are a few reasons why. … Read More American University Students Don’t Study Abroad…But Guess What? Neither do European!
I guess I’ll start this blog off with a confession: I’m not a third culture kid. Not really anyway. Though I spent the first half of my childhood in Hawaii and the second-half in New York, until college I’d never spent a significant amount of time outside of my home country. But I wish I… Read More Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”
1. You want to become more self-confident. 2. You want to know with full certainty that you can rely on yourself to problem solve and manage difficult situations on your own. 3. You want to foster your creative side (and become more creative in the process!). 4. You crave novelty and variety. 5. You want to… Read More 20 Reasons You Should Live Abroad at Least Once in Your Lifetime
I’ve been looking through my photos of my time spent living in Central America lately and have been missing my expat life something fierce. And since my last collection of expat quotes was so popular (Google search results love it, apparently), I’ve decided to put together another list of some of my fave quotes about… Read More 12 More Quotes about Being an Expat and Living Abroad
Photo by Francesca Palazzi. Today Tripbase published a piece I wrote about famous expats in Paris, What Do Van Gogh, Johnny Depp and Josephine Baker Have in Common? In the course of my research for that post, I unearthed some quotes from famous writers about their expat experiences, which I thought I’d share. David Sadaris “Life… Read More 7 Quotes about Expats and Living Abroad