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…

21 helpful ways to cure jet lag

“Only time can cure jet lag. Allow a day for each hour of time difference and add another day.” Standard jet lag advice. I have…

7 ways to say a good expat goodbye

We’re saying goodbye to some friends this week. I can’t believe I’m saying that. I don’t want to believe I’m saying that. But it’s true.…

The best family holiday destinations for an unforgettable 2019

Are you in planning mode? I know I am and I’ve been listening to you. I think you’re all looking for inspiration! So do you want to know what the best places to visit are in 2019? Here are my top picks!