Monthly Archives: August 2016

Flashback to Lusaka

Some hardship posts are worth it. Some are not. A look back at what a “greater hardship” post was like circa 1992-1994.

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Wide Open Spaces

An amazing Gobi Desert trek from Kids with Diplomatic Immunity.

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How to Keep a Child Entertained on a 20 Hour Flight

Novakistan has a plan for the flight from the U.S. to her next post in Africa. Details here!  

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Elections, the Foreign Service, and Me

It’s all about the U.S. elections these days. How to square that with the Hatch Act? From Wanderings of a Cheerful Stoic. UAB would like to take this opportunity to remind readers to register and vote! Go to the non-partisan … Continue reading

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The Midpoint Formula

Halfway through a tour: what should your attitude be? Ugly Americans on one year in Sarajevo.

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All About Home Leave

DiploMom has something to say about home leaveā€”and it’s hilarious!

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