The State That I’m In

I started telling her my backstory. How I stumbled into this industry from a double liberal arts degree. How I moved to California on a whim, because of some obtuse connection between a tech company and a hidden strand of thematic pulp from my Honors Thesis. How I still loved California, had a lease on an apartment, and really missed being in a place where the concept of a burrito had been fully fleshed out, deconstructed, and rebuilt anew. I told her about how I was only supposed to be in Dublin for 1 year, and then – “You met a girl,” she interjected.

From Berlin to Chongqing

Marten talks about his acclimation and adventures in a foreign place which quickly became an unexpected home away from home. 

Understanding What Happened Here

Since living here, I have learned that is extremely hard to wrap my head around what exactly happened here, and I am not sure if I ever will.

Same, Same But Different

A typical dinner for my German family obviously consists of Schnitzel, potatoes and beer. To spice things up, one day I decided to invite my American boyfriend over when he only knew about 10 German words. The conversation went something like this:

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

For the first time, I’m opening up about my experience as a transracial adoptee. Follow me as I take you through my personal experiences living in Canada, China and Germany!

A Tribute to Anthony Bourdain

My name’s Mike and I’m an American Expat living in Germany. I’ve got an overdue tribute to give to a man that I’m sure you’ve heard about. A man who suplexed the food industry on its head long before the likes of Salt Bae or Action Bronson. A man who didn’t get his big break…

Culture, Travel & Human Connection

Two adventures converge in one conversation:  Follow Carl at @Carlwearsprada & Chris at @Chris.Bellizzi , @Twooguys , Christopherbellizzi.com   Carl: “I spend my days writing code as a software developer in New Jersey, but every other moment I’m awake now is spent obsessing over trying to reach out to more people and raise awareness about issues I think need more visibility. I…

Finding Home

My name is Carl Conroy. I would say my life has transformed in a number of ways in the last couple years and I am surprised after thinking about it to the point where I could fit it into a blog post people might actually want to read. If you didn’t already know, I was…