“I’m fortunate through Boticca to meet some of the world’s most inspiring and creative people,” said Kiyan Foroughi, CEO of Boticca.com. “I’m constantly fascinated by the way their minds work and how they see the world.”
So this is the tragedy of being a global citizen, intercontinental.
“Holy shit, you’re not black?” the patient exclaimed as he examined me from head to toe. My partner and the two police officers burst out laughing. “No sir, I’m more of a twinkie,” I said.
I’ve been able to live in some amazing places. It’s one of the perks of being a Third Culture Kid. But what separates us from other travelers is our ability to adapt to our surroundings and become comfortable, wherever we are.
Goddamn my American accent. “You’re from Singapore?” the girl sneered in her all-too-real Singaporean accent. “Born and bred?” I know I’m not the only one who does a “little dance of white lies” when asked where I’m from.