Wanderlustress

Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Happy 10th Anniversary to My One-Way Ticket to Nairobi

I have a big anniversary to celebrate this year. It’s the 10th year anniversary of starting my life completely over again by quitting my investment banking job and buying a … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 15 Comments

A Memory of Two Views – Uzbekistan

Last week I read an article by Foreign Policy Magazine about the possibility of an ‘Arab Spring’ occurring in Central Asia and it made me remember looking out of my … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Common Thread of Laughter – Sudan

My husband and I are currently learning the Lao language and we spend 2-3 hours everyday having conversations with our teacher (who is from Laos) speaking only in Lao, five … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pencils of Promise

Yesterday I came across Pencils of Promise, an organization building schools in northern Laos. Their mission is to build schools in impoverished areas around the world and are currently working … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 4 Comments

How I got here

I won’t start at the very beginning beginning (although you’ll probably hear about several beginnings that have occured in my lifetime if you stick around long enough). I’ll just pick … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

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