Oneika Raymond, "a journalist, media personality, and Travel Channel host who has journeyed to over 100 countries on 6 continents. Toronto-born but New York City-based," she's "obsessed with experiencing everything this gorgeous planet has to offer." On her travel blog, she has a thought-provoking post on travel snobbery, noting that "there are circumstances, many of... Continue Reading →
Travel blogger Jonathan Kubben Quinonez, 27, found the perfect reply to his mother's worries. This video has gone viral. And here's a report about it.
"Third-culture kid" (TCK), a term coined by American sociologist Ruth Hill Useem in the 1960s, refers to a child who has spent a significant part of their formative years outside of their parents’ culture, mixing the heritage of their birth with their adopted culture to create a so-called third culture. -- Jessica Hill, The (UAE)... Continue Reading →
Dominica (in the Caribbean), Paraguay, Portugal, Ireland, Israel (if a parent is Jewish) and Brazil are the countries where it's easiest to obtain citizenship. Switzerland, Japan, China, Saudi Arabia and the United States are countries where it's most difficult to obtain citizenship. Ten years of residence is necessary for most European countries. The Netherlands only... Continue Reading →
48 Hours in Abu Dhabi [Etihad Airways] from Brandon Li on Vimeo. I love the international flavor of the United Arab Emirates, which feels not so much like an oppressive Saudi Arabia, as some of my American friends assume, but a real international nation. Living in the UAE, I feel truly like a global citizen. It's... Continue Reading →
Matt Harding is an example of the global nomad phenomenon. In the 21st century, relatively cheap international flights combined with inexpensive mobile phones, video cameras, Internet connections, social media, cheap lodging, the blurring of international boundaries online, and a traveling infrastructure have made the world a lot smaller. Between 2003 and 2005, Harding innocently recorded... Continue Reading →
Do you have family or friends living abroad and blogging about it? I feel like my extended family could jointly write a novel as a family saga like "Winds of War" or "War and Remembrance." My cousin Abe spent his junior year abroad in Egypt and my cousin Megan spent a year in Vietnam and... Continue Reading →