Barbarian At The Gate - 4S1F56

Barbarian At The Gate - 4S1F56

There are a few expats who have totally immersed themselves in the culture and lifestyle of their host nation. They later discover that their relationship with their adopted home has become strong and, in some cases, inseparable. Because of this type of unexplainable connection, a few expats have made the decision to give up the passport of their nation of birth to become a citizen of the nation of their adopted home. This transformation for many isn’t an easy one and, in some cases, irreversible.

Don't Belong Anywhere, But Comfortable Everywhere - 4S1F53

Don't Belong Anywhere, But Comfortable Everywhere - 4S1F53

It is quite common for expat women traveling abroad, and especially raising a family, to feel lost and lose a sense of purpose. It is easy to feel overwhelmed in an unfamiliar overseas environment. If you are a female expat who is searching for a way to refocus on a goal, this awesome online service may be the guiding light that can help you remap and rediscover your life while abroad.

Commentary January 2017

Commentary January 2017

I started this website and podcast, Four Seas One Family, to explain some of my personal insights to family members and friends back home about life overseas. I also wanted to expand the podcast to where people could easily observe that we have a lot more in common than we think. In this format, people would be able to listen in on examples that prove that we are fundamentally the same regardless of skin color, religion, politics or other beliefs. We all have basic concerns that include security, welfare, health, happiness, comfort and prosperity.

Don't Let The First Three Months Dictate Your Experience - 4S1F52

Don't Let The First Three Months Dictate Your Experience - 4S1F52

In this episode, Cleveland native now living in Ufa, Russia, Jasliyn Albert sits down for a chat with our host to share her experiences of getting to and living in Russia. Hear how Jasliyn learnt how to overcome her shyness to take on an expat life head-on.  Also, understand how the local people in this town in Russia may view this newcomer from America.

About Russia Without the BS - 4S1F51

About Russia Without the BS - 4S1F51

Expat American journalist in Russia who has covered stories for many international news agencies gives insight to his life in Russia and the Russian government without the BS. Listen to how both Russian and international media outlets are intentionally being side-blinded in their reporting of the events in today's Russia and its diverse people.

Expat Visits: Resetting Relationships - 4S1F50

Expat Visits: Resetting Relationships - 4S1F50

In this episode, we talk when an expat returns to their home nation for short visits; like for a vacation or for attending a family event like a wedding or funeral. Returning home for most expats is usually for reconnecting with parts of their past. However, returning home for a lot of expats is often met with detachments and occasional misunderstandings.

Does an Expat Have The Right to Take Part In Local Protests? - 4S1F49

Does an Expat Have The Right to Take Part In Local Protests? - 4S1F49

Sovereign nations retain the right to expel any foreign national deemed as disrupting the political affairs of their country. Expats taking part in local civil disobedience within a host nation is a sensitive issue. If expats do take it upon themselves to take part in protests or civil actions in their residing nation, they must be fully aware and understand the consequences of their actions.