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

Tag Archives: vientiane

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

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

The Flowers of Pi Mai

A veritable garden city Vientiane is not but it can be made to look like one given a few strategic snaps of recent spring blossoms – if you can see … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Belly of the Beast at Buddha Park

One of my favorite posts that I’ve enjoyed sharing since we arrived in Laos is our first outing to Buddha Park. I had no doubt that we would return to … Continue reading

April 3, 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

Tour Guide Snapshots

Ten days hosting visitors meant playing tour guide for most of that time and while my guests were either wrangling their children or off in a far corner of a … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 8 Comments

Thank You CleanBirth.org Donors!

Just as I remembered that I had forgotten to include this photo in yesterday’s post, I also remembered that I had forgotten to send sunshine rays of appreciation to the … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Khua Din and Talat Sao Markets

The area around Khua Din and adjacent Talat Sao markets is probably the busiest market area around Vientiane. With the city’s main bus terminal situated in between, it is a … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

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