The ultimate self-drive safari first aid kit

I’m in full-on packing mode, Wanderlusters! Usually one to leave it to the last minute, I’ve had to be a little more prepared this time.…

Exploring the new National Museum of Qatar

A project in the pipeline since 2011, the National Museum of Qatar opened it’s doors to the public on 28 March 2018. It’s building that…

Volunteer tourism… with Statera Collective

You may remember we had a day in Thailand that had a profound effect on me. After spending a day touring some popular tourist sites…

Namibia reading – resources for planning a Namibia adventure

Those of you who follow me on Instagram may know that I was busy a couple of weeks ago doing intensive research and reading everything…

The changing label of the expat wife

Expat wife. I could probably leave my post at that and I’d get a whole raft of comments. They’d range from something about drinking gin…

Becoming a “Baseball Mom”

On Wednesday night, for the first time in his life, I went to sleep in my house and Thing 1 wasn’t there. We’ve been away…

Expat limbo – when you don’t know what’s next

There’s a running joke in expat communities. It’s about when you go home and how long into a conversation it will take people to ask…