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9 Cheap & Free Things to Do in Florence

When I first found out I’d be traveling to Italy, I didn’t actually intend to stop off in Florence. Because…

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This Expat Life (Beijing): Month 32

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…

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Vegetarian Guide to Nha Trang, Vietnam: Everything You Need to Know

Sure, traveling as a vegetarian in Southeast Asia can be challenging, but every country in the region has plenty of…

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This Expat Life: Month 31 + My First Beijing Anniversary

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…

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8 Fun Things to Do In and Around Nha Trang, Vietnam

As I wrote in a previous post, Nha Trang tends to get a bad rap for being too touristy, too…

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This Expat Life: Month 30 (Vietnam)

I’ve now been in Nha Trang for six weeks. What can I say? It feels really nice to be back…

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So What Am I Doing in Vietnam Anyway? And Why Nha Trang?

Since I arrived in Nha Trang, Vietnam, a month ago I’ve been getting quite a few questions from curious readers…

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This Expat Life: Month 29 (Beijing & Vietnam)

For so many people around the world (and on my Facebook feed) the month of December was all about the…

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Looking Back at 2016 Through Instagram: Travel and Expat Life

Around this time last year I put together a similar post looking back at my year in expat life and travel through…

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This Expat Life: Month 28 (Beijing) + I’m Going to Vietnam!

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…