I left my country! And now what do I do?

friendship, traveling, travel, friendshipday, croatia, international

How do I keep the contact with my friends and make new ones? During several moments in the life of a nomad, expat, digital nomad or just a continuous traveler, we find ourselves submerged in affective memories. It’s normal to feel this way. I believe that what surrounds us is the thoughts of how to […]

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Interview time with Naomi

Let’s discover about some expats living far from their homelands and how they share their culture(s) with their children.

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What’s on your shopping list?

Back in the 90’s, just few years after the end of the Cold War, the difference of salaries and costs of living on East and West of Europe were so important that a price of subway ticket was considered as expensive for someone from ex-Soviet bloc. Though I had obtained a scholarship for my studies […]

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Secrets of the Slovak grandmas … or where you can eat pirohy in New York

Hello readers, Thought it would be great to discover together some of the local New York addresses with family recipes, memories and stories related to them. Let’s start with East-Slovak specialty called “pirohy”, or what is commonly known here as “Pierogies”. When we arrived in New York in 2015, my heart bumped up when I […]

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Purple Economy

Have you heard of the Purple Economy? The term has been used to define several different sections of the economy, but the definition I like is that it refers to the adaptation of the economy to human diversity in globalization and valuing the cultural aspects of goods and services. Well, this is exactly what we […]

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When Slovak gingerbread and Russian snowflake decorate the Christmas tree abroad

December is coming, and for many of us, it means the approaching of the Christmas season. The Christmas, in most cultures, is a holiday that is strongly associated with the family. No wonder that when living abroad and being far away from your home and family, one might feel homesick or nostalgic. Bringing a piece […]

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How Can Compatriots Help You In Your Successful Integration?

Moving abroad may be quite challenging. There are so many things to learn, to understand, nearly to re-build your life and integrate into the new society. Basically, the successful integration involves two moves: * to blend in with the new society + * to preserve its own origins. Building a social circle and searching for a […]

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What Is Cultural Diversity And Why Should You Care?

KITnDO’s mission, as you might already know, is to promote cultural diversity by helping everybody to perpetuate his/her cultural heritage through local connections. Since this is our very first article on the blog, we thought why not start with the ‘basics’: What actually drives us to create the community, what’s the motivation behind this project? […]

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