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Book Review of Expat Women: Confessions

Book Review of Expat Women: Confessions

Andrea Martins, Victoria Hepworth, Expat Women: Confessions – 50 answers to your Real-Life Questions, 2011. After 12 years of living abroad and the reading of numerous books on the topic, I wondered what I was going to really learn by reading Andrea’s and Victoria’s book. I was wrong. This book is impressive. I particularly like […]

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Six Ways to Write About Your Life Abroad

Six Ways to Write About Your Life Abroad

[pullquote align=”left”]Many people decide to go and live abroad and of those, many also harbour dreams of writing a book about their experiences. With Julia Roberts in the title role of the film of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, books about people doing stuff overseas have never been more popular.[/pullquote] I call this genre expat […]

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The Four Pearls of Successful University Transition

The Four Pearls of Successful University Transition

[pullquote align=”left”]There is a name for children who grow up outside their home countries—third culture kids (TCKs) or global nomads. While their globally mobile lifestyle has given them tremendous gifts and opportunities, they face unique challenges when returning to a “home” they don’t know as well as they think.[/pullquote] The good news is that students […]

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