expats

italy

We Asked 7 Expats What Shocked Them Most About Food in Italy

A waiter who refused to take an order for pizza with bananas, and Tuscan bread that just isn't as good as French bread.
Leon Benz
9.26.17
brunch

Brunch in the UAE Is the Most Gluttonous Meal You Will Ever Eat

Gold-plated tiramisu, a mojito bar, a whole roasted suckling pig: Hidden in this desert is an oasis of caviar and vice.
Hannah Walhout
7.9.16
Travel

How to Move Abroad When You're Young and Broke

If you're going to be broke somewhere, it might as well be on the beach in Bali.
Michaela Cross
7.8.16
Brexit

What Happened When I Went to Talk About Brexit at British Pubs in NY

I am confused and nauseated by the result of the Brexit referendum and the wave of populist, xenophobic hysteria that accompanied it. I have no idea what to do about it. I am also quite drunk.
David J. Wingrave
6.25.16
Stuff

Debt Dodgers: Meet the Americans Who Moved to Europe and Went AWOL on Their Student Loans

Some cash-strapped former students are choosing to leave America behind in order to avoid paying off their giant debts.
Alexander Coggin
1.17.16
News

The Dutchman Sentenced to 103 Years in a Thai Prison for Money Laundering Speaks Out

Johan van Laarhoven, who was convicted for spending money in Thailand that he earned by selling cannabis in the Netherlands, is baffled and shocked at what has happened to him.
Alexandra Verwaal
12.3.15
Hong Kong

Bunker Club: An Inside Look At Hong Kong’s Secret Pop-Up Parties

A diary of the parties that are taking over Asia’s world city.
Parker Buckley
8.6.15
Photo

Photos of Artificial Tourist Paradises in Australia and Dubai

In his series Gold, photographer Sean Fennessy examines the similarities between the two surreal cities.
Sean Fennessy
6.10.15
Europe: The Final Countdown

What Will Happen to British Expats if the UK Leaves the EU?

Today, David Cameron announced that the referendum could be as soon as next May.
Lauren Razavi
6.5.15
Weed

Being a Stoner in Beijing Is Expensive, Dangerous, and Complicated

A recent government crackdown has made dealers and users nervous, but it hasn't stopped people from getting high in the Chinese capital.
Tim Hill
4.29.15
The caribbean

This Pizza Delivery Boat Is Taking New York Slices to the High Seas

Hungry for pizza, but stranded on a boat in the US Virgin Islands? No problem—just take your dinghy down to Pizza Pi, the first serious slicery on the Caribbean seas.
Hilary Pollack
3.10.15
Culture

Life as a French Lesbian in Istanbul

In recent years, the rights of women, homosexuals, and basically anyone who doesn't fit Tayyip Erdogan's Ottoman fantasy have waned significantly.
Jodie Foster Wallace
1.29.15
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