Monthly Archives: May 2016

Things I Will Miss: Moscow

It’s that time of year again. If you are leaving post, you are no doubt considering what you are going to miss about it, from friends to favorite places.  Donna at Email from the Embassy tells us what she is … Continue reading

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China in Review

Reflections on wrapping up a tour in Chengdu, China. From Ebb & Flow.

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Into the Heart of Romania

Sights seen on the back roads of Transylvania. From Tabbies in Tow.

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Ripping Off the Band-Aid

Leaving post is kinda like that. From Travel Orders.  

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When You Don’t Get Language Training

Life at post is a bit more complicated when your employer provides little to no language training. Mmm, whatcha say? From Have Orders Will Travel.

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Blonde Ambition

One of the challenges of Foreign Service life: finding a new hairdresser everywhere you go! From Diplomomdotcom.

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Bucket List

What does a travel bucket list look like to a longtime Foreign Service Officer? From Life After Jerusalem.

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The Cable Guy

Getting the Internet hooked up in Kathmandu. Eventually. In Nepali. From Wild Thoughts From Wild Places.

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The Paparazzi – With my Blond Daughter in Shanghai

When everyone wants a photo of your cute, blond kid. From The Wanderlust Diaries.

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Taking the Road Less Traveled

After nearly thirty years in the Foreign Service, settling down can look pretty darn exciting. From Well That Was Different.

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