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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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A Tribute to Derek McCullough

This year we lost a valuable member of the Black Expat team. Derek McCullough was a creative genius, a perfectionist, and a kind and gentle soul. He embraced his work at Black Expat as an outlet to share his talents and the stories of expats living in every corner of the world.       […]

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Voting in the US from abroad?

Expat voter and your State The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act allows US citizens overseas to vote in the state where they last resided prior to departing the US.  Find out more and how that may impact on your US taxes.

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Vote in the US Global Presidential Primary

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

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Expat lives in France – From Paris to You: Celebrating 25 Years in France

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

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Expatriates and travelers in Europe will have a chance to win an e-gift card for the online retailer of their choice.

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 […]

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Expat in Stockholm finalist in Savuer food blog awards

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: […]

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US Expats and their US tax returns

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 […]

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Living abroad can seem glamorous and teaching jobs are an excellent way to explore a new culture. This story is a reminder to make sure you have health insurance at all times. Source: The Korean Herald The family of an American teacher with a rare brain disease is working to take him home so that […]

Let’s stay together and grow. On the closure of the private network for black women in Europe on Ning: I want to be clear that I am only closing the private social network on the Ning platform. I am not giving up on the original purpose of having a social network dedicated to providing sisters […]

By Reginald Smith African American professionals in Addis Ababa, 1942. Kneeling from left to right: Andrew Howard Hester, Edward Eugene Jones, Edgar E. Love. Standing left to right: David Talbot, Thurlow Evan Tibbs, James William Cheeks, the Reverend Mr. Hamilton, John Robinson, Edgar D. Draper Ethiopia is an ancient name, redolent with history, culture, and […]

Born: Miami, Florida, USA   Status: Married with children whom have dual citizenship.   Countries he has lived in: Spain and since 1998 has lived in Fredrikstad, Norway.   Reflections about his first trip abroad: • Strange! New and exciting!   When the realization of wanting to be an Expat hit him: • Three weeks before I […]

By Reginald Smith How do you know when you are a true expat? When you cry on the plane all the way home. That’s how Sheryll Donerson, originally of Fontana, California, felt as she flew home from her first expat experience living away in London. “The freedom, culture, and experiences I had living in London […]

By Reginald Smith Shade by Bayterek, the Kazakh national monument in Astana the capital Kazakhstan, little known to most Americans and other foreigners, has had a long and storied history. Part of the Silk Road from the Middle East to China, once one of the greatest trade networks in the global economy, it has been […]

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