15 years, 7 countries and 3 continents later, I call myself an eternal expat.

I’m an Expat, Not an Immigrant – How to Redefine the Meaning of an Expat:

I’m an Expat, Not an Immigrant – How to Redefine the Meaning of an Expat:

As an expat blogger and writer, the number one question I get asked is “why do you call yourself an expat and not an immigrant?” Now, I know that the word ‘expat’ turns people off. When they see ‘expat’, they read ‘privilege’ and imagine me walking with a sign on my...

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Why Being an Expat is Good for the Soul

Why Being an Expat is Good for the Soul

The truth is, that I learned how to open myself up to the world at an early age. My parent’s expats adventures in the Middle East and the United States meant that as a child, I was always dreaming of or remembering faraway places. Photo albums full of picnics in...

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Helpful or a Hindrance? Multilingual Parents Raising Multilingual Children

Helpful or a Hindrance? Multilingual Parents Raising Multilingual Children

I know what you’re thinking. How could being a multilingual parent, be a hindrance in your quest to raise multilingual children? How could it be anything but beneficial? After all, you are in a unique position to understand your children’s struggles and are in the...

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Hi, I’m Mariam! When I was 19 years old, I left my home in Karachi, Pakistan to go on an adventure. What started off with just me and one suitcase, has turned into a full-blown expat adventure. Read more about me and my family.

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