Tags » Acquired Tastes

GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: When facing repatriation after 18 years of the expat life, bring on the comfort food!

Serial expat (and soon to be repat!) Joanna Masters-Maggs is back with some juicy global food gossip to share.

“Oh, I see, it’s that time again, is it?” My husband entered the kitchen and sniffed the air. 1,877 more words

USA

WONDERLANDED: "Shadows & Reflections," by long-term expat Paul Scraton

Just the other day we were “wonderlanded” in Berlin with British expat writer Paul Scraton. We found out what it was like to live “slightly on the edge of the scene”: in Paul’s view, “that’s where the interesting stuff happens.” 1,229 more words

UK

Wonderlanded in Berlin with British expat Paul Scraton, founding editor of the new "Elsewhere" journal

Welcome to the Displaced Nation’s Wonderlanded series, being held in gratitude for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which turns 150 this year and, despite this advanced age, continues to stimulate and inspire many of us who lead international, displaced, “through the looking glass” lives. 2,050 more words

UK

GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: I lost my heart (but not my teeth) to the French artichoke

Joanna Masters-Maggs was displaced from her native England 17 years ago, and has since attempted to re-place herself in the USA, Holland, Brazil, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, and now France. 1,369 more words

UK

GLOBAL FOOD GOSSIP: Is humankind getting too fussy to share food, one of our most basic bonding rituals?

Joanna Masters-Maggs was displaced from her native England 17 years ago, and has since attempted to re-place herself in the USA, Holland, Brazil, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, and now France. 1,172 more words

UK

DIARY OF AN EXPAT WRITER: Shifting base to literary London, where it all began

An American expat newlywed in Hong Kong, Shannon Young took the momentous decision last summer to quit her day job and launch out as a full-time writer. 1,316 more words

USA

Ten years after "Expat Harem," foreign women will have another say on expat life in Turkey

When the Displaced Nation first started, Anastasia Ashman, an American living in Istanbul, was running a blog tailored to the needs of the “thinking expat.” 1,932 more words

USA