Wanderlustress

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

Long Overdue Apologies

I should really be apologizing to my mother for not calling her lately, and to my friends for not organizing get togethers, and to my children for not doing more … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

In the Clouds

Being a wanderlust is a bit of a distraction, even though I’ve been living it for most of my life now. Even as we make a career and life-style out … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fresh Catch for Lunch

Driving along the road in Saravan Province in the southern part of Laos, we came across a flurry of roadside market activity selling freshly caught tiny catfish and eel from … Continue reading

October 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

Hin Khanna Falls

Weekending Laos Style…boating, splashing, loud music, bbq smoke, balloons and live bugs for sale (not to eat but for play). Follow me on Facebook: Wanderlustress | Promote Your Page Too

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nam Ngum Lake

Another work trip. This time a two hours drive north of Vientiane City to a big reservoir created by the Nam Ngum dam.  Apparently, there’s a prison on one (or … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wat Phu in the Rain

I arrived in Pakse in the southern part of Laos 1/2 day prior to my work activities and the driver asked if I’d like to see Wat Phu during my … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Campervan Tour of South Island, NZ – Day 6

No, I did not save the best for last on purpose. Mother nature did. Shortly after passing Lake Pukaki, we reached one of the most picturesque spots on our 6 … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 7 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 5

OK, I admit it. I started to get really pissed about all the rain and clouds we were getting. No matter how much I had declared that I would be … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 4

I read somewhere during my campervan trip planning with kids to limit our daily driving distance to about 200km/124mi a day. We pushed the envelop on that piece of advice … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Campervan Trip on South Island, NZ – Day 3

We could have stayed in Franz Joseph another day and hit the hot springs and just relax, but the prospects of even more beautiful scenery and possible clear skies as … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

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