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

Let’s Talk About Maternal Health

I know I’ve been rudely radio silence for a while now without so much as a peep, but I wanted to sneak this post in for you to join World … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a 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

WMB Post: Bringing Babies Home

I haven’t had much time to write personal posts since I started working but here is my latest post on World Moms Blog… “On a recent work trip down to … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Casting a Wider Net @ WMB

Sometimes it’s good to stop naval gazing and ruminating about our own lives and get a perspective from others. Here is my first “Casting a Wider Net” series for World … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Value of Friendships

Recently someone stumbled upon this blog and asked me about what life in Vientiane is like with young children and I really only had good things to say. Great things … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

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