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 posts are in this category. I wrote one after an encounter with someone who thought I was a “Lady of Leisure“. The other I wrote sometime later after meeting many new expat women and having flashbacks to how it felt when I was the new girl.

My 9 Most Amazing Moments From 2017

I had an “office day” on Wednesday with Laura from Life With Baby Kicks. As well as being my real-life friend, Laura has turned into…

A Little Bit of What You Love

I’ve had a few discussions recently about what makes people tick. Conversations about what relaxes them and what makes them happy. Chats about what they…

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…