What do we do when the goals society teaches us to strive for are not the ones we find fulfilling?
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?
Living in a different culture is very different from just reading about it.
As Nancy unpacks her own suitcases, she muses on the unsettling nature of settling in somewhere new.
Leaving home is about looking ahead, not worrying about what you leave behind
Chinese food may not usually be very…Chinese. But does it really matter?
When you live far from your support networks, aging and nostalgia take on a different meaning
Travel often produces conflicted identities…
Living and working cross-culturally can change us in subtle, yet profound, ways
A Newfoundlander reflects upon the culture shock she felt when she returned home