Wanderlust Wendy


Bag Lady in Action

Packing in Peace Corps Cameroon

Lately, I’ve felt a bit like a bag lady – always packing my life into a bag, or two, or living out of one, or two. Now, I’m once again squeezing everything into two suitcases. Roughly two years ago, I was doing the same thing, heading to Cameroon. This time, I’m doing it to move also across the pond, but to a more urban setting of London. I met Emma … Read more

Here Goes Nothing!

Peace Corps Cameroon Batié

This is what moving to Cameroon for two years looks like: My bags are packed. I am ready to go. The above luggages weigh less than 100 lbs. Those are both the check-in bags and carry-ons. I still was on the over-packing side, brining more books than necessary. This afternoon, I was all kinds of nervous while tying up many lose ends. But now that everything is completed, I am … Read more

Peace Corps Packing List

Peace Corps Luggage

Finally, I had the time to compile my own packing list. This is a culmination of the official list and suggestions from other volunteers. If you are a family member or friend who is planning on buying me a graduation/going-away present, feel free to get ideas from my Amazon wish list! This list will be revised several times prior to departure! Comments in red are my thoughts after being in … Read more