Honor in defeat: what’s so great about losing?

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Can there be honor in defeat? How does your culture define national honor?

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Lowlights of an expat experience: bluest adventures captured on film

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Some people believe a photo steals the soul. What about a photo that captures a soul death?

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Expat images: unrecognizable vs. iconic

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Fleeting, picturesque moments can capture an enduring truth about expatriatism.

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Expat. Immigrant. Assimilant.

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This American resident of Istanbul with Turkish citizenship may be fluent in Turkish but she can’t describe herself in any language.

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Reconciling me: a cultural chameleon merges old and new

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Never mind assimilation. When I moved to the Netherlands, I was all about chameleon-ism. I couldn’t look or act or sound American, or lead anyone to believe that I might be the slightest bit American.

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At home in the body: the key to being at home in the world

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Moving our bodies makes us all the ways we hope to be alive in the world: focused, calm, vital, flexible and connected to our emotions.

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Links of interest: wanderlistas and meanderthals in nomadtopia

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Looking at the latest labels for who we are, what we do and how we live.

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Push-me pull-you loyalty: where are global citizens torn?

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A British-born woman of mixed ethnicity is torn between loyalties to her country of birth and others her family is tied to.

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Finding timelessness: a multitasking queen hits the pause button

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A Californian’s perception of time changed when she changed cultures.

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Scots and risky: exploring a daredevil heritage

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Risk-taking is in the blood of this Scot-American woman: bear wrestlers, sword swallowers. What role does risk play in the way you experience the world?

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