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

Tag Archives: expat life

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

Cleanbirth.org Morning Tea in Vientiane

Remember my post back in January to help raise money for Cleanbirth.org? Well since then, I have been volunteering as the organization’s Vientiane liaison and consultant. In this role, I … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t Worry We’re Still Here!

…just super busy. Coming back to life in Vientiane after our vacation has been full on, with little time to post. Apologies to family and close friends for the lack … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around Here Lately

A glimpse into our life in between tantrums, sibling rivalry, an overworked dad, and a cranky mom trying to keep it all moving right along… Follow me on Facebook: Wanderlustress … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

My Nagging Curiosity

Driving around Vientiane I often see something and ask myself, “What IS that?” and I don’t have enough time to stop and find out, nor do I always have my … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cuteness Update

With job applications submitted and big loud Lao-style outdoor party thrown, time to catch up here on this blog. I kind of enjoy the waiting phase of a job search, … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Christmas Moment

Celebrating the Christmas holiday season while living overseas can sometimes feel…to be honest…a little forced. With a fake tree and tropical heat, and no close friends or family to celebrate … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · 5 Comments


Rest. Is there such a thing as too much travel? Add “…with kids?” and all parents will certainly agree with me when I say “yes”. Three wonderful, memorable and fun … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

Buddha Park (again)

Three months is a l-o-n-g-t-i-m-e to be without a car in a city and environs with so much to explore, and the inconvenience of having to make at least three … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 8 Comments

Past Weeks in Pictures

I am either at a loss for words, busy, tired, slightly depressed or a combination of all the above. Before this slump set in, I was going great guns making … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 10 Comments

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