Hey, TCKs! I hope that everyone enjoyed Earth day yesterday. It’s important to realize how much of an impact we have on the world around us. Try monitoring how much trash you throw away for a few days – you’ll be surprised at just how much trash one person can make. So, take action! Try … More Keeping the Earth Clean
Hey, TCK’s Check out these great photos from a FSYF hike at the C&O Canal. Nothing like a cold, sunny, nature-filled day, right?
Hey, TCKs! If you’re not already aware, the Foreign Service Youth Foundation is hosting an art contest with the theme “World of Wonders.” Create a piece of art around that theme for a chance to win up to $500! Check out more detailed information at the FSYF page. The website details that all FSYF contests … More 2018 FSYF Art Contest
Hey everyone! After about a year of inactivity, I am hoping to revitalize this community by encouraging more frequent communication amongst us. I thought introductions would be a good place to start, so let’s get to it! I’m Kevin Cabral, the new editor for this blog. In the past, I’ve lived in El Salvador and … More Greetings from FSYF Youth Blog Editor-In-Chief, Kevin Cabral
It’s that time of year again! I hope all of you have already submitted or are planning on submitting your work of art. If not, you still have till April 3rd to send in a piece of work that goes with the theme ” There is more to me than what you see”. Take a … More Art Contest
Culture shock. We’ve all experienced this in one way or another, some more than others. I know I’ve had some challenges when adapting to new cultures- whether it was new languages like Turkish or Quechua, or maybe”strange” food like frog legs or callos. Strangely enough, I probably experienced more culture shock coming back to the … More Why Culture Shock is Good For You
This infographic shows the results of a survey of young adult TCKs. How many of these can you relate to? I bet many of us share similar statistics like the number of countries lived in or languages spoken. Look out for the TCKs everywhere you go! INFOGRAPHIC: The Modern Third Culture Kid -Laura