Monthly Archives: April 2015

My So Called ‘FS’ Life: Update

Travelin’ Woman on pool parties and claustrophobia in Lagos.

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An Open Letter to Foreign Service Movers

ICYMI: Practical Happyness on the many ways in which movers drive us crazy.

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An Open Letter to the Random Omani Man Who Tried to Tempt Me into Illicit Relations by Showing Me Pictures of His Goats

ICYMI: Adventures in Good Countries tells a story many women in the Foreign Service community will understand.

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Welcome to Unaccompanied Baggage, a collection of Foreign Service commentary! You’ll notice that all our posts right now are reblogs, but we hope that you will contact us with your original commentaries to post on this site, either with author credit … Continue reading

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Still Pale and Male?

Life After Jerusalem on America’s openly LGBT ambassadors.

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5 Myths About Foreign Service Life

From parking tickets to parties, by The New Diplomat’s Wife.

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Raising Kids as Expats: The “New” Normal

What are the ground rules when raising kids overseas? SubjectVerbObject has some ideas.

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Foreign Service Flashback: Circa 1997

Then versus now by Well That Was Different.

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The Lap of Luxury

Conspicuous consumption in Shanghai from The Wanderlust Diaries.

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The Morning Sounds of Milan

A soundtrack from The Hot Pot Blog.

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