The story of how we nearly ended up living on a beachfront paradise in exchange for management skills.
Why we’ll never be truly be local foreigners in Egypt… and that’s OK.
Day 30 update of our project to learn Arabic in 60 days.
What do you say when the government asks you “What’s your religion”? (This is an archive of our letter of 2 Feb 2019.)
This is an archive of our letter sent to our subscribers dated 14 Jan 2019.
The questions you have to ask to find common ground between cultures different than yours and your own.
Saying you speak Chinese depends on what kind of Chinese you mean, what language you’re speaking, who you are and who you’re talking to. Saying you ARE Chinese is even more complicated.
Love trumps all, except when you want to kill your loved one.
How adults can learn languages much faster than children, and how to use your age and experience to your advantage in learning.
Sometimes you just want to sit in a corner and eat the most delicious food in the world.