Upheavals: navigating our changing worlds

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Surrender to new serendipity with changes at the expat+HAREM site. A “Displaced Nation” for inveterate culture crossers. How citizen journalism brings us all closer.

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Creative self-enterprise: life is a work in progress

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The quest to achieve our best situation (both micro and macro, that’s our global niche!) — as the creative entrepreneurship of self. Suggestions from career renegades, zen habitues, and life hackers.

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Harem girls for sale: the making of Expat Harem

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Eighteen months. Two expatriate American writers in Istanbul.

We created a feminist travel anthology, landed a North American book deal and dual language editions from Turkey’s strongest publisher, while winning representation at one of New York’s oldest literary agencies. How did we do it?

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Is GlobalNiche for me?

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Feel like a fish out of water, surrounded by the ‘wrong’ culture?
Juggling all your different worlds, family, friends, work, countries, languages, timezones?
Disadvantaged by where you are, out of touch with important things happening elsewhere?
Losing ground in your profession or education?
Trouble keeping favorite parts of yourself a daily presence?
Invisible and wish the world would notice you?
Stuck and yearn to reinvent yourself?

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Stepping onto a larger stage: how to actualize your worldview

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expat+HAREM loves to consider how our mindset changes our place in the world. Talking with wise living coach Tara Sophia Mohr about actualizing our larger worldview.

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Designing la dolce vita

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A former officer in the U.S. Navy-turned expat discovers life design is necessary for expat women as military personnel transitioning to civilian life

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Expat type two: splitting the definition

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Some expats are more equal than others. What separates one type of expat from another is the temporariness of the challenges.

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