Great news…

One of the things we were excited for was the availability of cars that are not in the US. In addition to various models, there are also entire brands that are now available to us. The image below captures some of these options. Starting in the top left they are:...

Perspective

Earlier this week I went on a little tourist excursion with another trailing spouse expat. Since neither of us have a car we relied on one of those busses that drives tourists around.  I’m sure you’ve seen the busses packed with folks taking pictures at...

Greetings from South Africa

You may be shocked to learn that there aren’t any direct flights from Chicago to Cape Town.  In fact it ends up being about 20 hours in the air. YAY?!?!  In a surprise twist we arrived in Amsterdam 45 minutes early. I thought it was due to our awesome pilot, but...

One door closes….

Moving to other side of the world meant that we couldn’t take everything we owned. We have made attempts to downsize and reduce clutter in our lives previously, but now we found ourselves in a situation that required we eliminate even more of the clutter from...