Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

October 18th, outsourced

Behind-the-scenes photos of the Harry Potter movies.

Fact-checking Snapple's "Real Facts."

This map shows where Americans come from, by county, according to 2000 census data.

North Korea and photoshop. [HT Liz]

I remember hearing about this boy who was stuck in the UAE way back when they were planning the cargo ship route. I'm glad he made it home after all.

Flags made out of their representative national foods. Yum. [HT Liz]

Eid al-Adha 2013.

Poo-pourri is a real product???

On a related note: don't eat these gummy bears (read the reviews). [HT Andrew]

The Russia left behind.


Downton Abbey Season 4