042 | Will Buckingham | Leave the door ajar for strangers...

042 | Will Buckingham | Leave the door ajar for strangers...

Xenophobia lurks in all of us. But so does philoxenia, that peculiar curiosity and desire to connect when we meet a stranger. What if we cultivated it?

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast episodes
037 | Felix Marquardt | Manifesto for a new nomadism

037 | Felix Marquardt | Manifesto for a new nomadism

People who cross borders can make a better world. But first we need to leave La La Land.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast episodes
New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

New travel rules: Brits can go play around the world... but the world is not welcome here

Only those vaccinated by the NHS will be spared quarantine in England. Changes once again fall short for transnational families.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Essays
How to move around the world, raise a teenager and not go crazy

How to move around the world, raise a teenager and not go crazy

Hormones, acne, heartbreak… and figuring out what country you even belong to. Adolescence is even trickier when you’re a global kid.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Living across borders
033 | Anisha Abraham | Raising global teenagers

033 | Anisha Abraham | Raising global teenagers

Hormones, acne, heartbreak… and figuring out what country you even belong to. Adolescence is even trickier when you’re a global kid.Kids who grow up between cultures develop invaluable skills. But having to figure out one’s cultural identity, on top of the usual teenage challenges, can make adolescence

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast episodes
027 | For transnational families, lockdown has no end

027 | For transnational families, lockdown has no end

The UK is reopening, but not transnational families. Visiting friends or relatives abroad is the second most frequent reason for foreign travel. It's about one in four trips out of the UK, twice the volume of business travel. Travel restrictions have reduced these trips to a trickle. For millions who

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast episodes
PSA: International travel isn't just about holidays

PSA: International travel isn't just about holidays

International travel restrictions stop a lot more than holidays. Millions have been separated from loved ones abroad for a year or more. Episode 27.

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Newsletters
021 | Amanda Bates | The Black expat

021 | Amanda Bates | The Black expat

People of all kinds – yes, people of color too – go abroad to live, love and learn. They study a language, they follow a partner, they go just for the heck of it or for a midlife crisis. Sometimes, they flee war or poverty, but not usually. Tired of not seeing

Isabelle Roughol
Isabelle Roughol
Podcast episodes

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