Expat Life

Since starting Wanderlust and Wet Wipes, people have shown an interest in the person behind the words and my life I am living. I started including posts in my plan all about expat life and some of the things we get up to. My most popular post is in this category. I wrote it after and encounter with someone who thought I was a “Lady of Leisure“.

Summer exodus – should I stay or should I go?

“When are you leaving for summer?” It’s a conversation I had about 5 times a day for the 6 weeks before the summer started. This isn’t…

Why I won’t say goodbye

It’s that expat time of year. Not only is it the summer exodus where we say goodby to friends who we won’t see for 2-3…

Get away from it all without getting away… at the Four Seasons Doha

You have probably gathered by now that I’m usually very much a glass is half full kind of gal. So you may be surprised to…

I gave up my career for this…

If you’ve read any of my posts you’ll know a few things about me. You’ll know that I’m not currently in paid employment and that…

Do kids belong at an expat brunch?

We must have looked like kids in a sweet shop when we went to our first brunch. Having secured a babysitter to relieve us for…

An open letter to the new expat woman

As I introduce myself I can see the panic in your eyes. Another name to remember. 4, in fact, counting my husband and children’s names.…

Why I’m Celebrating Amazing Expat Women

I wasn’t going to be writing a post about expat women today. In celebration of International Women’s Day, I was going to write a post…