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Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son

Decolonial Daughter Expat Lesley-Ann Brown will have a new book published next year. Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son will be available in paperback on –15 May 2018.  A Trinidadian-American writer and activist explores motherhood, migration, identity, nationhood and how it relates to land, imprisonment, and genocide for Black and Indigenous peoples. Having […]

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It only took me 2 days to finally understand Lagom.

Editor’s note: I went to Lola’s book mingle on Thursday, unwittingly with one of the contributors I connected to the author, and met so many interesting people supporting the book launch. I got my hands on a hardcopy of the book [I have the Kindle verson too] and read it in two days. The book […]

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Lagom is best.

As the Swedish proverb goes, ‘Lagom är bäst’ (The right amount is best). Lagom sums up the Swedish psyche and is the reason why Sweden is one of the happiest countries in the world with a healthy work-life balance and high standards of living. Lagom is a way of living that promotes harmony. It celebrates […]

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Historic Black Girl Magic

Vashti Harrison’s Bold New Book Available for UK delivery: http://amzn.to/2vkQnDw US delivery: http://amzn.to/2uW34lH

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A Weekend of Wellness: Relax, Relate, Release!

Note: Shared from Black Women in Europe for the Yoga loving Black Expat women. Scroll to the bottom for your exclusive discount. A Weekend of Wellness: Relax, Relate, Release! Fri, Aug 18, 20174:00pm Sun, Aug 20, 20173:00pm Bore PlaceBore Place RdChiddingstone Kent TN8 7ARUK Join the OYA team for a weekend away at Bore Place, 500 […]

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Message for U.S. Citizens Europe Travel Alert

United States Embassy London Message for U.S. Citizens Europe Travel Alert May 1, 2017 The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.  This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq […]

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Due North

A new travel book by Lola A. Åkerström About Lola: Having lived on three different continents — Africa, North America, and now Europe — for extended periods of time, Lola (Akinmade) Åkerström is drawn to the complexities and nuances of culture and how they manifest themselves within relationships. She holds a master’s degree in Information […]

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The Black American Expat Tax Return

Source: Taxes for Expats WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: No matter where you reside – you must file. All US citizens and Green Card holders must (if they meet minimum filing thresholds) file an annual tax return reporting their worldwide income.   While all must file – most don’t owe. The good news is that […]

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I just voted in the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary If you are an American living overseas or across borders and want to support the Democratic Party you can vote in the Global Presidential Primary. Find out how here: www.democratsabroad.org/global_presidential_primary

I just gave a contribution to Ellen. She is a personal sheroe of mine. I hope you’ll support her too! Merci!

Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice. Anyone may increase their chances of winning something by applying using the different methods. Check out our current giveaway to learn more information, including how to enter. About the website So… who’s in charge […]

Americulinariska.com is a Finalist for “Best Use of #Video” in the 6th Annual @saveurmag Blog Awards! We are one of six finalists (out of 50,000!) in the “Best Use of Video” category: and I need your vote! Click the link in the bio! Now until April 30, 2015 voting will be open at saveur.com/blogawards NOTE: […]

Source: irs.gov U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad. Your worldwide income is subject to U.S. income tax, regardless of […]

An urbanist’s guide to Stockholm: ‘Find your own secret space and own it’ My name is Lola Akinmade Åkerström. I was born in Nigeria, studied and worked in the United States, and moved to Stockholm for love many moons ago after giving up my life as a system architect working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). […]

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