Finding products for natural 4C hair is a common challenge depending on where you live. When I was in the US, buying products to keep natural hair healthy has become easier in recent years. Online as well as brick and mortar beauty supply stores fill gaps left by pharmacy hair aisles in barren areas. In
Missing International Travel? Join the Club.
The pandemic is still raging, and depending on where you live, you can see a light at the end of the tunnel. Living in Thailand, the tunnel feels somewhat distant still with the current vaccine rollout progress. International travel seems like a remote goal in our current situation. Getting a flight out, for one is
How to turn an expat dream into reality: Thinking of Moving Abroad?
2020 has been heavy. I’m seeing more stories from American expats about their lives abroad and a heightened interest in this lifestyle. This observation has some data supporting it, and it seems to have been happening for some time. Estimates from the State Department are that there are about 9 million Americans, excluding military personnel,
Year 2 of Blogging: Expat life 2020: Handling events as it unfolds
I had big plans after my first year of blogging. Afterward, the doubt and the writer’s block slowly crept in. Life’s responsibilities took over. Blogging time moved further down the to do list. Then coronavirus happened and life as we knew it ceased. Being stuck at home was an opportunity to tap into creativity and