109 episodes

Four Seas One Family focuses exclusively on adjustments to life overseas as an expat, immigrant or migrant. Learn from the insights our host and guests bring that will assist in constructing a clear understanding of how being a global citizen can help people from different backgrounds learn more about themselves and appreciate that we all have something to learn from each other.

Four Seas One Family and the Expat Life James Thomas

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Four Seas One Family focuses exclusively on adjustments to life overseas as an expat, immigrant or migrant. Learn from the insights our host and guests bring that will assist in constructing a clear understanding of how being a global citizen can help people from different backgrounds learn more about themselves and appreciate that we all have something to learn from each other.

    Living as a Black Person in Asia - 4S1F99

    Living as a Black Person in Asia - 4S1F99

    I am aware that this is a sensitive topic. So let me explain why I say being black in Asia isn't for the weak-minded and why we all have a part to play to make situations better for not only ourselves but for others as well.

    • 11 min
    Foreign Nationals Adopting Cultural Blindness - 4S1F98

    Foreign Nationals Adopting Cultural Blindness - 4S1F98

    Recently, I’ve been taking deep dives into how certain events in the world are being reflected here on-line along with how some foreign nationals observe the events they see taking place around them in their host nation.

    Let’s take a look at how and why some foreign nationals adopt, and in some cases promote, the ideologies of their host nation that later trigger negative opinions and cause personal losses.

    • 10 min
    Update: We Have to Move and Will

    Update: We Have to Move and Will

    It looks like the landlord pulled a fast one on us and now we, along with other companies and occupants on our floor, have to move and find new locations to engage with our customers and continue our businesses. Changes are coming as a result.

    • 10 min
    Perspectives 2: Sean Kaiteri - A Response to the Christchurch Shooting

    Perspectives 2: Sean Kaiteri - A Response to the Christchurch Shooting

    After the terrible event that took part in Christchurch, New Zealand, I have been getting messages from people from different parts of North America asking me questions about how safe it is to live in certain nations, particularly Taiwan. My New Zealand friend, Sean, who is living in Taiwan joins me for for an impromptu interview to get his insights on the event that took place in his home nation.

    • 17 min
    To Gain Experience You Have to be Quite Bold.

    To Gain Experience You Have to be Quite Bold.

    After many years working in Europe in the same job and traveling all over the world for over 25 years, Jamie, along with his wife, decided that they needed a change. Hear how Jamie is able to make comparisons and present his view points in a calm way that shows there are many interpretations of an overseas experience that are logical and may not sound flattering to some ears. Jamie offers his anecdotal insight on the current relationship between the West in general as it pertains to China in particular.

    • 47 min
    Be Open to Meeting People.

    Be Open to Meeting People.

    Amy Brown is an American expat from Evanston, Illinois and she joined us this episode from Lima, Peru. Hear how Amy met and married a Peruvian military officer and how they are now raising their two wonderful children. Listen to why, for people who have started a family after living abroad for an extended amount of time, returning home may not be a simple choice.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

KateSharetheLove ,

Great podcast with amazing inspirational stories from all around the world

I love James and his calm voice! He invites us to different parts of the world and has a great way of getting the best out of his amazing guests! Love it!

Karileed ,

Great stories!

This podcast is awesome. I love James’s personality - very fun and entertaining. He asks great questions and I love his guests and their stories. They offer a ton of useful and interesting information. Can’t wait for more!

JenniferZL1968 ,

Amazing stories!

I may be a bit biased, but I love to hear the first-hand accounts of other expats! James is a wonderful interviewer, and he creates a welcoming environment for the guests to tell their stories. Thanks James, and keep up the great work!

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