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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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Black Women in Europe Blog™ Anniversary Book: 10 years in the making

Get your free digital copy for one week and meet our sheroes, Power Listers, readers and members of our social network. And thanks for 10 years of sisterhood.

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Black Expat.com - The magazine and website for Black expats living their lives away from home. Be a part our global community by reading our magazine, contributing to our blog, suggesting articles and sharing your information.

Dear Black Expat Family, Thank you for your continued support for Black Expat Magazine. For over five years, we have worked to bring the stories and experiences of Blacks living as expats around the world to light to both encourage and inform thousands.   We have made incredible connections and learned so much from your experiences. […]

What is your goal? One sister’s goal was to make a documentary film about Black Pete, the racist phenomenon that makes up a Dutch Christmas. Mine was to attend the Democratic National Convention as a blogger and party delegate. Maybe you want to start your own company or stage an art exhibition. Online fundraising can […]

You moved overseas with your kids or they were born abroad making your expat experience even richer. No one plans for tragedy to strike but what would happen to your kids if you died? Will you family be able to remain overseas or if they wish to return home, will that be possible? Life insurance […]

Available in English, French and Italian:http://camillas.limequery.com/index.php/933529/lang-en The survey is conducted in the framework of the research “Highly skilled women migration from SSA to Europe. Beyond the economic point of view” that intend to analyze the highly skilled women migrations flows from Sub – Saharan Africa to Europe in order to explore the present scenario as well […]

The hardest thing about choosing to live a life in a foreign country is trying to find the right way to achieve the same level of comfort as they had back in their country of origin. The stress imposed on an expat becomes exponentially harder to manage if they live somewhere that has had constant […]

We made the cut from 8 to 3. Will you vote one more time for the Black Women in Europe™ Blog to win Best International Blog in this year’s Black Weblog Awards? Thank you! ps: You don’t have to vote in every category and scroll all the way down to the end of the page […]

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