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Why I’m Jealous of “Third Culture Kids”

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”

Expat Life, Travel Addiction

Which Country Best Matches Your Personality?

Since the beginning of mankind, people have packed up and moved to avoid famine, warfare, religious persecution or (these days anyway) tanking housing markets. But when considering places to relocate, most people don’t think beyond the borders of their own country. When looking for a retirement destination, for instance, most people think “Florida” and rarely do they ever consider “Lithuainia”. But perhaps they’d… Read More Which Country Best Matches Your Personality?

Expat Life, Travel Lit

Which do You Prefer: Traveling or Living Abroad?

Photo by Helminadia Ranford I never thought of my ability to live abroad as a skill, but according to Elizabeth Gilbert, it’s something that some people are better suited for than others. The following is an exert from Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Committed. Committed is the follow-up book to her memoir Eat Pray Love (which has been described… Read More Which do You Prefer: Traveling or Living Abroad?