Unsettled TCK

Unsettled TCK
Third Culture Kid who kept living abroad. Currently living a year in Alanya, Turkey for the novelty of a new area of the world. Also documented living in Hong Kong and around China, India, and the Philippines.
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Website Reviews » There are 12 reviews on Unsettled TCK

Munni Krishna
16:57 PM October 18, 2012

Amazing blog; well written and truly captures the unique experience of being the "other" in a foreign country while also being the "other" when you return home. Unsettled TCK provides a new voice to the realm of expat writing- one from the perspective of a child of expats who has now found this lifestyle for themself. Congratulations on the great find!

André Confiado
17:05 PM October 18, 2012

Cici's blog inspired me to start writing, and set up my own blog. I think that speaks volumes about her writing!!! :)

Ellen Mahoney
17:17 PM October 18, 2012

I think Cecilia Haynes' writing is skillful, intelligent, personal and insightful. I love reading her posts on traveling and on the nuances of being a TCK.

Sophie S.
17:26 PM October 18, 2012

Cici's blog is one of the most tenacious, funny, witty, exciting and emotionally- relatable blog i've read. I enjoy her musings, ideas, experiences, and photographs immensely! I've kept up with this blog for a good while now, and it has always been a pleasure to read :) Keep up the work, and I hope you win the prize my dear!

Kitty
17:44 PM October 18, 2012

I love reading Cici's blog. It's so wonderful to hear about all of her amazing adventures and she has some great advice for travelers too!

Richard Haynes
18:10 PM October 18, 2012

I'm always amazed at the breadth of her experience. She picks a theme and then shows how it resonates in many different cultures.

Shuk May Chung
18:13 PM October 18, 2012

You do a good job of untangling individual personality quirks from cultural differences in both yourself and others.

Ali Collins
22:49 PM October 18, 2012

Being a TCK myself, I find it really interesting to read articles and posts relating to the TCK lifestyle. Cici's blog stands out from the rest - she has an incredible way of making me feel that I am not alone as a TCK! The honesty behind her writing is what makes me want to share her blog with my friends and family.

Altaire
12:01 PM October 19, 2012

I was thrust into the TCK scene in my late teens and as a result always maintained more of an outsider's perspective on the lifestyle. In contrast, I think it is amazing to see such meditative engagement on behalf of someone who was born into the lifestyle and emerged on top, rich with experience, advice, and critical reflection. I love to read Cici's blog and even ask her personally for travel advice which she always responds to! Her writing conveys the nuance and complexity of ex-pat life in a way that is honest, fun, and always a joy to read. I strongly believe she deserves recognition for her creativity and passion!!!

Aliya Sonnet
19:01 PM October 24, 2012

The reason I love this blog is because it is a true testament of what TCK life is like. It gives insight for the hundreds of people who didn’t grow up with this lifestyle and reassurance to the hundreds of us who did. Growing up as a TCK myself, I can relate fully to everything in this blog. It is reassuring to know that other people out there also know what it’s like to grow up everywhere except your home country. I love reading this blog because I am a TCK who has settled down after college and has been living in my home country since I’ve graduated from high school. I miss all the travel and exciting experiences of the overseas lifestyle and this blog allows me to vicariously experience what it’s like to be an adult TCK. The passion and truth behind this blog as well as the captivating pictures brings back amazing memories and leaves me wanting more. So thank you Unsettled TCK for writing this blog and allowing me to be a part of your continued overseas life.

Chris
13:43 PM October 25, 2012

Cecilia's blog is a constantly surprising combination of TCK reflections, ex-pat living, and exciting travel. Every week she offers up something new and unexpected, whether it's how to move frugally through a country while still enjoying famous sites, or the good and bad experiencing of living in a culture different from what you're used to. Cecilia's writings cover a broad and fascinating spectrum of living, working, and playing abroad. It's what keeps me reading every week.

Carole Hallett Mobbs
21:03 PM November 06, 2012

My favourite blog on the net! Wonderfully written and covers every subject under the sun with an immediacy that brings the world into my room.

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