Monthly Archives: February 2017

Stories of Single Parenthood in the Foreign Service

No G20 for the Wanderlust Diaries. Stories of single parenthood in the Foreign Service.

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How to Braai

Grilling in southern Africa is serious business. From Schlink Attack!

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A Trailing Spouse Resumé

Everyone Foreign Service spouse should have one! Well, That Was Different shares her real-life”resumé” of accomplishments.

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Addis Ababa: Five Loves, Five Hates

In the Foreign Service blogging tradition, five things to love, five things to hate about Addis Ababa as a posting.

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A Walk Through Bucharest

Will dispel any general malaise. From Tabbies in Tow.

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FYI: Updated Hatch Act Guidance from the OSC

In November, we published Your EFM Hatch Act Toolkit, with relevant information from the Hatch Act and the Foreign Affairs Manual pertaining to Eligible Family Members. Recently (February 7, 2017), the Office of Special Counsel issued a memo with updated … Continue reading

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Pleasant Surprises at Mount Gahinga Lodge

After an eventful journey, Towels Packed, Will Travel enjoys some beautiful Rwandan wildlife at a mountain lodge.

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There’s More to Holland Than Amsterdam

A tour of the smaller cities of the Netherlands with In Dutch Again.

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Pros and Cons of MSG Duty

Have Orders Will Travel outlines the pros and cons of serving overseas with the Marine Security Guard Detachment that is found at every embassy and consulate. 5 Reasons to Say Yes to MSG Duty 5 Reasons to Say No to MSG … Continue reading

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Sheep’s Head for Dinner

What? A traditional Icelandic feast, from In-Flight Movie.  

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