I’m new, be nice!
Mixed marriages. Cross-cultural relationships. Interracial couples. What’s politically correct or impolite these days? There was a time when the word ‘miscegenation’ was used and the extremely gracious definition was when a couple of different races had children. Fortunately, the age of not labelling everyone is slowly coming to pass and there will be a time in the future when racial purity won’t be a big deal (hopefully). This month we meet a group of smar t, charismatic and ambitious children of mixed marriages who are very comfortable in their own skin and have the uncanny ability to adjust into any situation, good or bad.
This being my first issue at Expatriate Lifestyle, I thought it would be interesting to do something different and the fact that I too am a product of a mix ed marriage made me think I wanted to explore the notion of how people from different backgrounds can so readily assimilate. This month’s issue sees us exploring local heritage walks, surfing in Southeast Asia, alternative international schools, going behind the scenes of a vegetarian restaurant, and meeting a radio DJ who moved here from Utah and a Ghanaian chef. On a more serious note, we also tell you what to do in case you have a prang on the road. It’s a combination of interesting and practical content and I hope you enjoy the read.
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Until next month,