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Eaten Alive by Army Ants

Many years ago I lived on an agricultural research station in Africa.  One evening I was on my porch in Ibadan, Nigeria, having a beer and bored out of my mind when I happened to glance onto the floor.  The […]

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Eaten Alive by Army Ants

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Many years ago I lived on an agricultural research station in Africa.  One evening I was on my porch in Ibadan, Nigeria, having a beer and bored out of my mind when I happened to glance onto the floor.  The […]

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What impressed me about ‘The Lion of Lucerne’ in Switzerland

While visiting my brother in Switzerland we spent a day in Lucerne. There were two things that impressed me. One was the Kapellbruke, or Chapel Bridge that spanned the

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I am the Expat Alien

The Families in Global Transition annual conference was this past weekend down the street from my house. It is an opportunity for expat families and Third Culture Kids (people

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My afternoon with Herman Hesse

Herman Hesse probably didn’t know it but he was a Third Culture Kid. He was born in the Black Forest area of Germany to an Estonian father and a

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Juggling the world

I read a blog the other day about trailing spouses titled The Graveyard of Ambition? She mentions the intelligent, educated, professional women who give up their careers to follow their

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Jamaica aims for 2 million air visitors in 2014

Aerial view of Half Moon, a luxury resort near Montego Bay. (Larry Luxner) On Dec. 30, with only two days left in 2013, Jamaica welcomed its two millionth air passenger to

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Travel Tips: Luggage and travel

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National Cathedral: Must-see visit in DC

The National Cathedral is a Washington DC landmark.  I can see it as I drive into work in the morning and as I drive out. It was built atop

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First-Time Cruisers: Passport questions and answers

You’ve saved up for your first cruise vacation and you feel you are ready to go and live the life on some secluded sunny beach, but are you prepared? Some

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Cuba still off-limits to most American tourists

Will 2014 be the year Washington finally takes Cuba off the State Department list of “terrorist-supporting states” which also includes Iran, Sudan and Syria? Possibly, say veteran Cuba watchers — but

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