The stories of lives lived across border told by those living them, and practical tips on building global lives.
A wide-ranging conversation with Iranian American author Dina Nayeri on the refugee experience, what humans are entitled to and why we won’t let others have it. "There's just so much that the displaced don't tell the native-born."
Hormones, acne, heartbreak… and figuring out what country you even belong to. Adolescence is even trickier when you’re a global kid.Kids who grow up between cultures develop invaluable skills. But having to figure out one’s cultural identity, on top of the usual teenage challenges, can make adolescence
The UK is reopening, but not transnational families. Visiting friends or relatives abroad is the second most frequent reason for foreign travel. It's about one in four trips out of the UK, twice the volume of business travel. Travel restrictions have reduced these trips to a trickle. For millions who
Selda Shamloo is taking the Home Office to court. Her mother, who’s Iranian, has been repeatedly denied a simple tourist visa to visit her. This is life on an ostracized passport. For many of us, our passport is a symbol of our wanderlust, a badge of our freedom. It’
People of all kinds – yes, people of color too – go abroad to live, love and learn. They study a language, they follow a partner, they go just for the heck of it or for a midlife crisis. Sometimes, they flee war or poverty, but not usually. Tired of not seeing
Episode 20: Why every child should spend a year abroad, with Katherine Alexander-Dobrovolskaia
Exchange students aren’t just the butt of jokes in American teen comedies. They’re young people going through one of the most transformative experiences life has to offer. Expanding it to more children – dare we say, to all children? – could change not just them, but the world. Katherine Alexander-Dobrovolskaia
"The hostility that you feel, one of the purposes is to make you feel ashamed and to hinder you, to make sure you don't act, or you don't aspire, or you don't fight back." Marcela Kunova is the editor of journalism.co.uk. She has been an immigrant in four
Why do we feel the need to put people into boxes, to assign categories in order to decipher them? And what happens to those who fit in many... and none at all? I discussed this and other things with Ferdous "Danny" al-Faruque, a third-culture kid all grown up. The second