Monthly Archives: May 2017

Returning to Donald Trump’s America

I left America in September of 2015 mentally and emotionally broken and in dire need of a fresh start. I told myself that by leaving,...
New Zealand is mile after mile of wide open nature

My Top 5 Favorite Countries and Here’s Why

I've never been good at choosing favorites. I can rarely ever narrow something down to just one choice. Whenever people used to ask me...

Nairobi is Africa’s Soaring Giant. Here’s the Proof…

Just the other week I had a lengthy chat with Mark, a long time friend who's lived in Cape Town for decades as an...
country-hopping

A Common Misconception About Country-hopping

I'm starting a new three-part series about common misconceptions from an American perspective. While there are more than three misconceptions, I'm choosing to focus on...

Where to Watch the General Election Results in London

Oh yes it's time to vote again here in the U.K. Less than a year after the seismic shock of the Brexit referendum we...

Missing London Badly: Things to do in London

Shortly after my arrival in Ireland in 2012, I temporarily relocated to London for a couple of months for work. Despite being in London...

A Message From Home

One of the most interesting features of being an expatriate is the possibility of change. Living here side by side with the ordinary citizens of...

The Hero’s Journey: Life of an Expat, Part 2

Trials  This is where ish gets real.  If you thought that you were on vacation until now, your bubble’s about to burst. In the Ted-Ed...
Upside down house in Moscow

Visiting Moscow’s Upside Down House

Upside down houses are nothing new. There have been several of them built around the world over the last 10 plus years. Poland has...

Life Point: Aspirations of a Young Expat

Contemporary life is all about thinking deeply and pushing harder to achieve individual aspirations but my inspiration is from a very beautiful song -...