Teen Travel Summit & Extravaganza {Passport Party Project}

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Today we just had to share this awesome event from the The Passport Party Project! Check out the details below: is a super! fantastic! Weekend Extravaganza for tw/eens & their parents featuring travel workshops, travel chat, travel prizes & loads of travel fun! MISSION To encourage safe, educational & fun domestic and international travel for tw/eens and […]

A Puerto Rican in Paris: Expat Nightmares

Mari and her oldest girl Bianca at the Rodan Gardens in Paris

A Puerto Rican in Paris: Expat Nightmares Here in the United States, we are constantly criticizing our immigration system, the inhumane politics of a wall to keep people out and the lack of a coherent policy. These criticisms are all valid, but we sometimes forget to ask ourselves how our immigration problems in the United […]

Charitable Acts: “The Passport Party Project”

Tracey Friley One Brown Girl OBG Adventure

  Tracey Friley is a Multicultural Familia contributor and the brain behind the Passport Party Project, a unique initiative aimed at making sure every girl will have the chance to receive their first passport.   From the Passport Party Project website; Only 30% of Americans have a passport.  Crazy, isn’t it? Frustrated by this statistic, Tracey Friley, Executive […]

Saying Goodbye to Turkey: What To Do When Expat Homesickness Strikes

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Expat Homesickness Survival Tips Ahhhh, a vacation in Turkey.  Amazing food.  Relaxing resorts. Incredible cross-cultural experiences. It’s great while it lasts.  But then we have to come home. For me and our kids the re-entry goes pretty smoothly. Sure, there’s jet-lag and a couple of days of disorientation while we readjust to life in the […]

What Makes You Ask?

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I’m a culture fanatic.  In Big Girl Speak, I’m a self-proclaimed Culturalista.  And in the words of Lady GaGa, I was born this way.  *Paws up* I grew up in a multicultural environment and enjoy love learning about different cultural traditions; I work really hard not to buy into cultural stereotypes; and I have this crazy thing […]