New hotel properties, an excellent option for the solo traveler

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach, 2016

As a black, female, solo expat traveler, I’ve always selected hotels to stay in for my comfort as well as for my safety level. I prefer staying at hotels because they offer a place to relax and rest my head after a long day of touring my location. …


Four Common Disruptions and Five Ways to Keeping Moving Foward

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Sometimes, despite our thorough planning, preparations and intentions, the move to another country does not work out as expected or what you hoped it would be. For reasons beyond your control, the relocation can take an unexpected turn and have you headed to the airport and on the next flight…


Three Unique Qualities of a Life Abroad

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As an expat, life can, in many ways, be a transient lifestyle. Being transient could mean moving every few months or every few years. You determine your frequency, be it for your career, adventure or otherwise.

In some cases, being transient comes with the nature of your job/career such as…


A Healthy Expat Lifestyle includes Self-Care

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For expats, self-care should be an essential part of your life abroad. So, what exactly is self-care? Self-care refers to caring for yourself in three aspects: emotionally, physically, and spiritually. When you care for yourself in these areas, you are promoting a healthier and more enjoyable life. …


A Life of Convenience and Comfort in Southeast Asia.

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Singapore, known as one of the world’s wealthiest countries, is located in Southeast Asia. Its capital is as this is a city-island nation with a population of approximately 5.8 million. …


Let’s share about Higher Education Globally

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I have browsed Medium publications, and I’ve noticed there is much written about higher education. However, I noticed there is not much about global/international higher education or publications addressing this aspect. …


Student Engagement activities build Life Skills.

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In Niger, higher education is modeled after the French system; the former French colony inherited this education system at all levels. However, there is one university in the country that is changing the landscape by challenging the established education model.

A Liberal Arts Education and its framework is a novelty…


Is a Liberal Arts Foundation Right for the African Continent?

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Could the foundation of a modified liberal arts push higher education on Africa’s continent to a new level?

Here are my thoughts and five ways how universities in Africa can integrate liberal arts philosophies into their curriculum to create the next generation of leaders for the continent. …


How to have a clean home and learn local cultural

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Living abroad can be the first opportunity for expatriates to explore employing help at home. It is often a new concept for many from some western countries where such services are not always affordable to an average working to middle-class…


How one start-up university is managing educational continuity

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Blended learning is not something new; it has been around for years and is used by many universities. However, the current global health situation has pushed it into mainstream and large-scale usage. It is changing the face of the higher education landscape and has become the springboard model for educating…

Karla Fraser

Current Expat | Global Educator | Int’l Higher Education Consultant | Expat Career Strategist | Higher Education Professional | Founder of Roseapple Global LLC

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