Monthly Archives: June 2015
Great food at a good price, but plenty of work to go around. Pros and Cons of Budapest, Hungary from Culture Shock.
What could you buy for the same price as a Drexel Heritage “18th Century” sofa upholstered in polyester brocade? Well That Was Different has some suggestions in this post from 2012.
From maroon and gold polyester stripes to waterproofed white canvas. With inverted pleats, no less! Up All Night Gettin’ Crafty from Ben and Paige.
You finally get to use your own furniture, but GSO and Facilities Maintenance are problems. Pros and cons of Washington, DC from Is it better than a brownie?
A comprehensive to-do list from Money Matters for Globetrotters.
School, work, watching TV, and trying not to get run over by taxis. Daily life in Dakar, from And, Here. We. Go!
Foreign Service furniture! Love it? Hate it? Found creative ways to disguise it? Let us know what you think! Send us your blog posts about FS furniture for a fun summer roundup of fabulous FS decor. New posts are welcome, … Continue reading
Maria Borden, who has been a Foreign Service family member for 30 years and whose children have attended various schools in Taipei (American), Tokyo (American), Windhoek (international), Beijing (international), Jakarta (international), Sydney (Australian history required/IB) and the United Kingdom (IB/GCSE), … Continue reading
All the things we appreciate the most when home on R&R from a hardship post. Beautifully summed up by Woodland Travels.
From brown sauce to Catholicism: notes on Irish culture from the Cheerful Stoic.