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?
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?
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
Sometimes teaching abroad can make you feel more like a circus show than an educator
Born in one place and raised in another by parents from somewhere else. It’s difficult not to feel out of place in a city as multicultural as Dubai. But it makes you wonder: what would it be like to raise a child here?
When you live far from your support networks, aging and nostalgia take on a different meaning
On the pros and cons and complexities of the ex-pat community