Creating Community

While it would be great for a critical mass of us to find our happiness living abroad the reality is the bulk of us will live here in the US (or other countries of origin) so this means maximizing life and opportunities to our benefit. To that end I would suggest...

Taking Control of Your Life

When it was time for me to take control of my life there were many things I had to address and one of the biggest was telling myself it was ok to be me. Somewhere along my journey I learned the lesson that I was wrong. Me. The person I was did not meet conventional...
The Michael Jackson Experience

The Michael Jackson Experience

I have to say I was not happy about still being in Qatar this past Friday night, but since the fights back to DC was overbooked (was trying get home to see a sick family member) I opted to hang out with some friends. They suggested the Qube, which I had never been to...
An American in Doha

An American in Doha

I want to introduce myself and give you a bit of my background but I think the first thing to be said is this: the following are my personal opinions and personal experiences. As with most blogs and online accounts, I am sure they will be scrutinized and commented...
American Schools Abroad

American Schools Abroad

The mission of the Office of Overseas Schools is to promote quality educational opportunities at the elementary and secondary level for dependents of American citizens carrying out our programs and interests of the U.S. Government abroad. Our efforts are to increase...
Salihah Simone

Salihah Simone

This is My Story Growing up, I traveled throughout the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Africa with my parents. As a freshman in high school, they parents sent me to the Cote d’Ivoire as an exchange student to be sure that I would understand how fortunate I was to...