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Shared: Why do expats live in bubbles?

Expatriates the world over are often seen as existing in cosseted bubbles – but the reality is complicated

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The one with the Indo-Canadian (& UX Designer): Aditi

Uncovering, telling and sharing these stories is my personal way of battling the odd loneliness and confusion that accompanies being a TCK. Particularly in a world becoming more tribal, intolerant and blind. What we need now more than ever is humanity, and how best to spread that? Through stories.

Shared: Now you can visit the majestic Canadian island where more than 500 wild horses roam freely

On a recent trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia I learned about Sable Island, the place where dreams really do come true. At least the dreams of a horse-loving maniac like myself.

Shared: Why do expats live in bubbles?

"The reality, like the nature of the expat world itself, is complicated and changing..."

Shared: Dealing with the death of a loved one (as an expat)

Death is never an easy thing, for anyone really. Whether you were beside your loved one’s side every minute of the way, or a thousand miles away, the pain hits you just as hard no matter where you are geographically.

Shared: The problem with being a long-term expat

The BBC posts great articles for expats on their site, and this one hit home as I read it on a plane traveling back to Toronto from Virginia. The US and Canada may not seem that different, but trust me - they're... Continue Reading →

The One with the Lebanese Aramcon: Mireille

Home is a place that you take with you wherever you go, no matter how far away you are from it.

The Un-Americanized American

Reverse culture-shock is a thing.

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