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“.

5 Ways Expats Do Christmas

When you live far away from home, the question always comes up at holiday time. What are you doing for Christmas? Are you going home?…

5 Fabulous Benefits of Living in a Travel Hub

Over the summer, uncle Wanderlust went to Sri Lanka and planned his route such that he stopped to see us for 6 hours on the…

13 Pieces of Advice for New Expats

When Granny Wanderlust was here visiting us in the summer she commented on how settled we seem. She’s always admired how we make the most…

The Expat Wife – a Lady of Leisure?

I’ve read countless Facebook posts recently alongside articles and discussions in expat groups all about the same thing. How are we defining ourselves as an…

10 reasons I remember I love the UK 

There’s nothing like a bit of distance to make you look at your home country with rose-tinted spectacles! We are really enjoying this awesome holiday…

Itchy Feet – The Blessing and Curse of the Expat Traveller

What is it about the expat life and almost constant itchy feet? We crave stability and yet the second we get it we are off…

UK baby! A holiday in your own country…

7 sleeps till I take the Things back to the UK. This will be our first ever trip back as expats (including the Houston stint)…