This Global Life | Day 23: Zambia

We are the Ott Family! Just over a year ago we moved to Zambia from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We are part of Action Zambia and work primarily in HIV/AIDs education and discipleship. Since being here, we moved from a small city 7 hours north to the capital, Lusaka. Life in Zambia, along with our […]

This Global Life | Day 20: Senegal

Hi, I’m Jenilee Goodwin, a runner, writer, lover of books and a huge coffee fan. I’m a mom to three rambunctious, super fun girls and wife to an adventurous, always interesting, outdoorsy guy. My family lives in West Africa where the dust and humidity make life interesting!  I love all things techy and you can […]

This Global Life | Day 14: Ireland

Hi, I’m Karen Huber a freelance writer and editor, perpetual volunteer, and the introverted mother of three extroverted TCKs. Originally from Kansas, USA, I first moved with my family to rural County Meath, Ireland in 2008. Today we live in Dublin where we work with the local church, creative arts and community development.   I enjoy writing […]

Fresh Off the Digital Press: Taking Route Monthly Magazine!

We’ve got some exciting news for you today. We’ve spent that past few weeks collecting articles that we think you (an expat) might find interesting. Even if you’re not an expat, you you’ll enjoy the content as well. We’ve collected articles from our own blog and other expat blogs. Then we’ve found interesting articles written for expats. […]

Most Delicious Roasted Carrots

Why is it that I seem to always plan the main dish but forget to plan a side? So, there I am, time and time again, staring at the options.  And the options always include carrots.  Cause they are cheap and never rot.  And they always seem to be sitting in the crisper waiting for […]

The Lice Post

A normal day our porch looks like this: Our lives are full of wonderful, fantastic, national children that live in the village area behind our home. But a village life is a community life and these kids share everything: beds, clothes, brushes, fevers…and lice. As my children are invited into their lives they are also […]