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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…

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5 Fun & Weird Things to Do in Phnom Penh

Anyone who has traveled to Southeast Asia knows that Phnom Penh isn’t considered one of the region’s top destinations.  Most travelers…

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This Expat Life: Month 19 (Beijing)

Whenever Aaron and I fly from LAX to Asia, we always head straight to the airport bar, grab a beer…

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Beijing, You’re Not So Scary After All!

China wasn’t my first choice of countries to live in.  Not even close.  In all of my 14 years of…