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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Writing to save your life: defining moments become your story

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When a stamp in her passport reads “Wife not permitted to work”, writing saves the sanity and career of a serial expat

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The new global laborers: when economics fuels a middle class migration

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How can it be more economically viable to stay abroad than move back to our passport country, asks an American global nomad in Europe.

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Stranger in your own land: when globalization is a survival tactic

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Most expats are lucky to be identity adventurers by choice. What happens when you’re born a stranger to your nation?

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Kate England finds her global niche

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A digital desktop and icon designer shares how she draws on her multidisciplinary interests and mixed cultural background to serve a global clientele. A Turquoise Poppy interview.

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How *not* to write your life story

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These seven life-writing don’ts can be a waste of time and talent, and often destroy a good expat writer’s confidence.

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Get creative about your place in the world: how to operate on a micro-yet-global level with a global niche

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Suspended between multiple worlds — challenged in your pursuits and interests by culture, geography, language or time zone? Welcome to the GlobalNiche club, where our situation mismatch is our secret weapon.

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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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