Expat Diaries: Kanga Wars

For this month’s “Expat Diaries” I just wanted to share a short and simple story I [think I] forgot to share here before. It happened on my trip to Zanzibar. Zanzibar is predominately Muslim. And when I say predominately, I mean 99% of the population is Muslim. While most of […]

The Expat Diaries: Home?

How do you define home? This might be the toughest question in the world for nomads. Is it the place you’ve spent the most time? Is it where you live now? Is it your favorite place you’ve lived? Is it where your family is? For me, home is none of […]

Tanzania, One Year Later

Today marks one year since my family of three said our goodbyes to friends, family, and everything that was familiar to us and embarked on our journey to Africa. I remember anxiously sitting in the airport, and then plane (and then another couple of airports and another couple of planes) […]

10 Signs of Reverse Culture Shock

I’ve been visiting the United States for a little over a week now. I’ve already experienced a bit of reverse culture shock, and have¬†identified signs to look out for… 1. You’re no longer upset when a public restroom is out of toilet seat covers. You’re just happy it has toilet […]