Monthly Archives: November 2015

First Impressions of Romania

After three months in Bucharest, Tabbies in Tow busts a few myths about Romania.

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Happy Thanksgiving from UAB!

For your enjoyment on this very American holiday, a Foreign Service Thanksgiving round-up of stories and recipes from the community. Thanksgiving Stories

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That Day I Cried in the Street

Hitting the wall in Bangkok. We’ve all been there. From Around the World in Thirty Years.

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US Talk Pretty One Day

Intensive French at the Foreign Service Institute is a bit like hazing. From towels packed, will travel.

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A Long, Strange Trip

Returning to to the U.S. from Chennai via London. It’s a strange new world! From Elise & Paul.

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Call for Essays: Tales from a Small Planet

From our friends at Tales from a Small Planet: A Cup of Culture and a Pinch of Crisis: Tales from a Small Planet: The Food Edition Call for Essays Food is an integral part of the cross-cultural experience and our lives abroad. … Continue reading

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A Good Map is Better Than a Great Guidebook

Off the beaten path in northern Italy, from Hot Pot.

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First Impressions of Kingston

First impressions are unique. You’ll never see your post quite the same way again! First impressions of Kingston, Jamaica, from Wright Outta Nowhere.

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In Search of the Chicken Guy

Grocery shopping in Moscow, from Email from the Embassy.

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