Monthly Archives: April 2014

Arrival: Alaska

So technically this blog is for all things Living Abroad Related, but I’m officially out of the lower 48, so I figure that pretty much counts as abroad. I still haven’t met Chris from Chris in the Morning, or sweet … Continue reading

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Packing for Moving: the Definitive Guide

When I originally moved to Istanbul, being a homebody and never having had experience living abroad, I reasonably assumed I’d be home sooner or later, and I left a storage facility full of bare bones furniture and sundries I couldn’t … Continue reading

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How to Pack for Traveling vs. How to Pack for Moving.

I got a ton of great responses from my last post for how to pack for traveling, and there are tons of lovely websites offering tips on how to pack for travel- even extended travel. 1. Layers. 2. Coordinating separates … Continue reading

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It’s agent l’s birthday today, and we’ve spent the day doing laundry and packing, cause it’s getting to be that time. Anyone who has ever gone on holiday with me knows I am a terrible packer. I tend to blindly … Continue reading

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Celebrity Madness I wrote one of my favorite authors and he wrote back. This is what happened. 

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Let’s Take a Walk! I: Roland Park to Hampden The news from Istanbul is darned depressing and frustrating and awful, and there’s nothing you can do but obsessively retweet and hope that the opposition eventually gets their shit together, or … Continue reading

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