Monthly Archives: June 2014

When you choose to write memoir you can’t be afraid to look closely at yourself in the mirror. And that’s not always pleasant. When I first began writing my anthology essay, “The Rainiest Season”, I had to come to terms with some difficult facts about myself. The essay, which describes the aftermath of my discovery that my husband has been having an affair with our housemaid in the Philippines, forced me to… Read More

For the past twenty-four years I have been a woman without an official country of residence. I’m a Canadian citizen, but have not been a resident of Canada since 1990. I married an American but never got a green card. I’ve lived in the Philippines since 2001, but remain on tourist visas. This lack of permanent resident status has caused more than one discussion at Canadian border crossings, especially when I’m carrying… Read More

As of June 10th, “How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit?” will be available in paperback and all e-book formats. This is an anthology of real life stories by twenty-six expatriate women living in Asia. Each story is uniquely beautiful and I can honestly say that I am very proud to have been a part of this anthology project. I’m looking forward to meeting Shannon Young and many of the other writers… Read More

It’s taken a long time but I’ve finally managed to create a blog. I’m not quite sure if anyone is interested in anything I have to say — but I think this will be a fun thing to do. Please bear with me while I get started. LIfe on a tropical island does have its drawbacks: terrible internet connection and frequent brownouts. Stay tuned… 

Caro the Expat

Ang pamamasyal ng bagong salta - the wanderings of a newcomer


Where Positivity and Meditation are In Fashiion


Travel Blog of a Budget Traveler on a look out for Vegetarian Food

An Indian Summer™

From maple leaves to mango trees. I'm a Canadian woman living on a tropical island in the Philippines. Welcome to my world...

Kathleen Ford's Travel and Adventure Blog

From maple leaves to mango trees. I'm a Canadian woman living on a tropical island in the Philippines. Welcome to my world...

Rose with Thorns

Hope of recovery for all

Naked Ideation

Dive the Mind

The Displaced Nation

A home for international creatives

the dingo was here

Howling on the Internet

The girl with the broken wing and a mermaid tail

a crazy girls thoughts, dreams, inspirations, rantings and her nonsense blah's

Silver Lining

The blog dedicated to finding positivity, optimism and gratitude in our daily lives.

Dustin N Salzano

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A Note From Abroad

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sailaway from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

Optimistic Kid

Be Somebody


This Blog site is about "the view" according to Estee...


Fotografía y viajes

Eastern Sea Star

This site will feature a wide variety of posts