Search: expat+HAREM founder series

My global niche: an interview with Today’s Zaman newspaper

Thumbnail image for My global niche: an interview with Today’s Zaman newspaper

For a series on expat success stories in a national English-language newspaper, I tell Brooks Emerson how a sense of place has inspired my sense of self.

Check it…

Winged etiquette: do manners travel?

Thumbnail image for Winged etiquette: do manners travel?

“Manners are your passport to the world” say the etiquette queens. Yet, are manners culture blind?

Check it…

Is that a pain cry? What we want to hear about death

Thumbnail image for Is that a pain cry? What we want to hear about death

Can grief-illiterate Americans grieve in public — and out loud? Restricting who we talk to about death can cut us off from people unafraid to hear about it, perhaps those even able to console us.

Check it…

Social media as self actualization: how has it launched you?

Thumbnail image for Social media as self actualization: how has it launched you?

As social networking renders overseas professional women visible and relevant, it’s a powerful tool of self-actualization.

Check it…

Magical thinking: reaping results of our invisible ties

Thumbnail image for Magical thinking: reaping results of our invisible ties

When we invest in relationships and work in tandem with others our results can seem like magic. Sometimes even black magic.

Check it…

Most affecting: 1 year later

Thumbnail image for Most affecting: 1 year later

We’re celebrating a full year of camaraderie among cultural creatives, globally mobile progressives, and explorers of identity.

Check it…

Hitch-hiking inheritances: the trust culture between strangers

What did hitch-hiking mean to your family and how did it affect your practices when you reached adulthood?

Check it…

What expat bloggers are made of

Thumbnail image for What expat bloggers are made of

Expat bloggers flourish when we face a fresh appreciation for who we are, where we come from — and what we’re made of.

Check it…

Does expat lit deserve its own shelf?

Thumbnail image for Does expat lit deserve its own shelf?

Expatriate literature may be stocked in the travel-memoir-classics section, but does it deserve a shelf of its own? Highlights from a week of Twitter #litchat about the unique depths of outsider cultural views from the inside

Check it…