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

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

The In-Between Steps

For those of us traveling from place to place in perpetual motion, this in-betweeness – the heavy steps of transition – is a feeling that I get each time we’re … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 21 Comments

Summer in November – Zihuatenejo

Welcome to summer!…at least for those of us in the northern hemisphere anyway. A lot of you are probably heading out to a beach soon and I look forward to … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Create – Mexico

This would be so perfect right now for the hot weather we’re having here in Washington, DC. Wishing I could create this myself! To add your own photo to the … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 15 Comments

Forbes Woman’s Top 100 Websites!!!

No, not Wanderlustress (sorry), but now that I have your attention I have some very exciting news… I’ve been a regular contributor at World Mom’s Blog (WMB) for over a … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 7 Comments

Postcard from Penang

When my husband and I were working on post-tsunami reconstruction in Aceh, Indonesia in 2006-2007, we traveled to the nearby island of Penang, Malaysia for a little getaway and stayed … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 10 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 4

The National Zoo is truly a great treasure and it’s no secret that it’s a great outing for all kids – fresh air, wild animals, learning exhibitions and more. There … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 8 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 3

Many visitors to DC are sure to have a visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall on their itinerary. It is a must see … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Travel Theme: Secret Places

This week, Where’s My Backpack? came up with a very thought provoking travel theme: secret places. I struggled to find a best kept secret of my own to share, but … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 14 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 2

Sometimes the weather isn’t so nice in DC (especially in winter) and we’ve had to think of alternative ways of entertaining the kids. One day in the middle of last … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Exploring Washington, DC with Kids – Part 1

Before we leave Washington, DC for Colorado and then Laos in a few short weeks I want to share how wonderful it’s been to be here with young children. I … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 5 Comments

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