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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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We are proud to announce that our co-editor’s blog, Black Women in Europe, is listed among the previous Black Weblog Award winners for 2007 when we won the Judges and Popular vote. Her blog has been nominated again this year. Here’s what she says about that: Well we’re still here highlighting the lives of the ordinary […]

We are moving from Sweden to England in just a couple of months. When I moved from my hometown in the States to Belgium instead of paying for storage I gave away what I didn’t need or want and stored my most precious things I didn’t want to take with me at my parents’ house. […]

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 […]

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