Why did I feel disconnected from the collective American experience? Why wasn’t I forging stronger ties with my American peers? It wasn’t until I watched “Neither Here Nor There” that I was able to make better sense of this strange quarter-life cultural crisis.
My career as a serial solitary flyer started in my last two years of secondary school, when I went to boarding school in the United Kingdom.
Denizen’s writers recall where they were when the Sept. 11 tragedy happened, and how it changed their lives.
“I’m giving it 10 more minutes. Then these cookies are mine,” I thought to myself. I leaned back in my chair at the student center, desperately resisting the urge to eat the giant plate of cookies I had ordered. I was hoping that, within the next 10 minutes, someone would show up and have some of them.
Most of these books were written by fellow TCKs, exploring themes such as travel, blending cultures, the search for understanding and the journey “home.” We think you’ll find a piece of yourself between the pages of these 10 must-read books for TCKs.
“There will always be times when we feel out of place and alone but even in those times, know that someone in another time zone knows exactly how you’re feeling.”
For our TCK readers gearing up for summer travels, here’s a peek in the carry-on of a bona fide travel geek.
Here at Denizen, we’re thrilled to introduce you to our new project: “You Know You’re A Global Nomad When…”
My mom stalks me on Facebook, my dad talks to me on Skype, and I chat daily with my brother using WhatsApp for BlackBerry. Denizen takes a look at the five must-have tech tools for TCKs.
When I lived in Singapore, one of my aunts shipped me a shoebox full of Heinz ketchup packets from the United States. Tomato sauce is not the same thing as ketchup!