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American Abroad

When Retiring Overseas, Take Thanksgiving With You

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.28.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

You couldn't buy a turkey, plucked or in any condition, really, other than roaming around a barnyard, in Waterford, Ireland, when we moved there years ago. Nor could you find cranberry sauce or pumpkin filling for making a pie in any supermarket.

The Sensual Steel Sculptures Of John Chamberlain

Alexander Adler | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Although the art world is ready to embrace a new generation of enthusiasts, artists, and collectors, there is simultaneously an aspect of rediscovery ...

Egyptians Greet Americans: "Obama Very Good"

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marlene H. Phillips

In all my travels I have never received a welcome like the one I got in Egypt. iIt's been a long, long time since I've been greeted with such heart-felt enthusiasm, simply because I was an American.

American Voters Abroad: No Double Taxation Without Real Representation

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gail McGowan Mellor

Expats have a high chance of not getting to fully participate in this election. One million absentee ballots were requested in the 2006 midterm election but only a third of those votes were counted.