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9 Wonderfully Quirky Things about Tokyo

I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of visiting Tokyo because there always seemed to be so many wonderfully weird…

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This Expat Life: Month 23 (Beijing)

Sometimes I really struggle to find things to write about in these monthly roundups.  Because honestly guys, my life isn’t…

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Bye Bye Beijing, Hello Bali!

That’s right.  I’m currently in Bali.  And, unlike most of my recent travels, this isn’t for a quick two-day visa run. …

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This Expat Life: Month 22 (Beijing)

It’s weird.  I feel like time has just been flying by since I arrived in Beijing.  Life in Cambodia seems…

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9 Things to Know Before Traveling to Beijing

Beijing can be a daunting place to travel to. I should know – I live here. Even though I’ve now been here for…

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My (Very Brief) Love Affair With Hong Kong

One thing I love about doing visa runs is that they kind of force me to travel, even if I’m…

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This Expat Life: Month 21 (Beijing)

After moving abroad I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that…

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Hunting for Cherry Blossoms in Beijing

Given the fact that I grew up in San Diego and spent the past three years living and traveling in…

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This Expat Life: Month 20 (Beijing)

After moving abroad I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the nitty gritty that…

Happy Blogiversary – Travel Lush Turns Two!

Jeez, I can’t believe it’s been a full year since my first blogiversary!  And I seriously can’t believe how much…