Category Archives: Europe

For a number of family reasons, and thanks to Chris having fantastic bosses, we were able to take a break in April after our Nepal trek, so that I could spend some quality time back in Germany. First stop of my little tour through Germany was Berlin. I’ve been to Berlin numerous times so have Read More →

Chris and I spent much of April and early May back in Europe visiting friends and family. I headed off to Germany for the most part (more on that next week) where eventually, after two weeks gallivanting around the UK and France, Chris finally caught up with me in order to celebrate his birthday, German-style. Read More →

So after lots of very special goodbyes, many a sad tear, loads of packing, vaccinations and cleaning it is time to leave Bedford now. Our next entry will be from Cambodia, but our first stop will be Malaysia for a well deserved week’s holiday. We will see you next year some time and until then លាហើយ and good bye! Closing the door to Read More →

There are boxes everywhere in our house, therefore I can’t find any of my clothes and what on earth am I supposed to take with me living in a country such as Cambodia anyway? Light clothes I guess and nothing too valuable. The airline limit is 25kg and for six months this is not much at all. But after 3 Read More →

 Before leaving for Cambodia we also wanted to say Auf Wiedersehen to our German friends and family. Our farewell parties were awesome. We went out in Dortmund with my friends from uni and in my hometown we had a few drinks with family and some very dear friends I still know from school. Thanks guys Read More →

DFID leaving lunch David & Peter being silly   MoJ boys are handsome   …but DFID girls are better 😉

So now our placements have been confirmed we need to start organising our move abroad. I really forgot how much there is to do when you are temporarily moving to a different country, especially a developing country. It has been 7 years since I have last done it last and then I only moved to a Read More →

We are incredibly excited about going to live and work in a new country, but we will also be leaving a lot of good things behind. Everyone knows I have fallen in love with England over the years (that still doesn’t mean I am supporting England in the worldcup though!). But reflecting on the seven Read More →