Category: Being expat

Expats infographic

Here is an interesting expats infographic which looks at the total expat population around the world. A few numbers: Since 1960, the number of expats triplicated: in 1960 there were “only” 73 million expats worldwide, today we are 230 million! 3.1 % of the global population are expats. […]

One year expatsincebirth

Yes, today is my blogs’ first anniversary! It’s been exactly a year since I published my first post and I have to say that I really enjoyed writing every single post. I’ve started blogging one year ago because I had written about many topics just “for me” and […]

The magic three for TCK’s?

Are three years a common time limit to friendships, stays etc. for TCK’s? In a recent discussion among TCK’s on a social network, a young TCK talked about her difficulty about “holding onto friendships long-term” and about tending to “start cutting bonds around 3 years into a friendship”. […]