Why make New Year’s resolutions, when it just means carrying the worst of your baggage with you into the new year?
Living a world away puts the holiday season in a very different perspective.
What makes a national stereotype? And if we don’t live up to them, how can we expect others to?
What do we do when our work ceases to be a motivational factor in our lives?
Sometimes being away from a place reshapes how we remember it
What do we do when the goals society teaches us to strive for are not the ones we find fulfilling?
When we travel, the image others have of who we are is so different that it can make us question our own image of ourselves.
The politics of dialect, accent and language can be powerful, othering, and bizarre.
It’s 2014. Can we stop asking about kids, already?
Reflections of an ex-pat experiencing their first winter in Newfoundland in 10 years
Visualize the future? Live in the present? With so much conflicting advice, it’s hard to know how best to turn our dreams into reality!
As Christmas approaches in Dubai, it’s an unusual combination of the familiar and the unexpected
Living abroad means sometimes the everyday normal can appear incredibly strange, and vice versa
What does it mean to be Canadian when you’re living abroad?
Sometimes teaching abroad can make you feel more like a circus show than an educator
Traveling among different cultures requires flexibility and adaptiveness. Are these qualities that become more difficult as we grow older?
When adults aren’t even able to form a respectable line for the subway, what does it say about the basic skills being taught by our education system[s]?
In the face of an unpredictable oil industry, does the experience of Dubai hold lessons for Newfoundland?
Achieving balance is a struggle for many of us, but it’s a particularly acute challenge for teachers.
Living in a different culture is very different from just reading about it.