Monthly Archives: February 2016

What Do Expat Spouses Do All Day?

Well, what do they do, anyway? From Well That Was Different.

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Top Ten Things To Love About The United Kingdom

Queues, schemes, pubs, and more. Between the Pages of a Passport, from Globetrekking Mom.

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Who Let The Dogs Out?

Dog sled racing in Mongolia! Just another day in the life. From Kids With Diplomatic Immunity.  

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Air Quality: What You Said

Bob Castro, a UAB reader, responded to our post asking for feedback on air quality at overseas posts. He pointed out that there are many kinds of pollution — and that it can be expensive for families to combat them … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Here

What to do when pollution levels suddenly spike in Shenyang? Get the heck out of town! From The Dispatch.

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Can I Buy an Iron Lung on Taobao?

Shanghai’s air quality is not even that bad by Chinese standards, but it’s still pretty bad. What it’s like to live there, from The Wanderlust Diaries.

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Every Breath We Take

The implications of living in a city that is primarily heated by coal fires. Life After Jerusalem on winter in Pristina, Kosovo.

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Breathing Uneasy in Delhi

Daily life in one of the most polluted cities in the world, from the Unlikely Diplomat.

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The Air We Breathe

Everyone knows that the air is bad in Beijng or Delhi. Really bad. But what about Ulaan Bataar? Kids With Diplomatic Immunity tells us what it’s like to live with an AQI that is routinely in the hazardous range—and occasionally … Continue reading

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