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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Change of direction: the many ways life can be lived

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A fashion designer leaves the exploitation business.

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Expat women confessions: I paint in the nude

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An erotica artist shares her expat coping mechanism and asks if we’ve made passionate existence the heart of our life abroad. Review of Expat Women Confessions, the new book from ExpatWomen.com.

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Winter of our re-content: using nature’s downtime for self-invention

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Make stylish clothing for the Gypsy jet set, or feed the soul? A fashion designer redesigns herself with the help of a life coach.

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Great White People Book Club: stumbling on our false cosmopolitanism

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Global thinkers must navigate and find a way to bridge worlds that might make only a sinister kind of sense.

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The rebel you haven’t met: jumping your own rut

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When I travel, I choose to ignore the American tendency to hammer out every last travel detail before leaving home. Why go if there’s no room for adventure?

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Remix culture: cross-pollinating with our pluralism

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Where we come from counts, and by bringing what we uniquely have to offer, we cross-pollinate the culture.

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Questioning stable life: a rolling stone gathers confusing new moss

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The more a stable home life demands of this Third Culture Kid, the more she seeks out foreign interests and activities.

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Your tribe is the new segregation: integration may not be an improvement

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As we seek our global niche, we’re integrating across all sorts of out-moded boundaries. You could also say we’re segregating along the lines of our true selves.

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