8 05, 2013

The bizarre foods of Beijing’s Dong Hua Men Night Market

By | May 8th, 2013|Beijing, China, Photo Essay, Travel Tips|6 Comments

Down Beijing's Wangfujing Street lies a bizarre spectacle; a culinary adventure; a uniquely Chinese experience.However you choose to view it, the Beijing Night Market (Dong Hua Men) has a little [...]

14 03, 2013

6 months in China and I’m not afraid to cross the street anymore

By | March 14th, 2013|Beijing, Cambodia, China, Vietnam|7 Comments

It's funny the things we fear in life. Sharks. Snakes. Spiders. Clowns. Whatever your fears, no matter how legitimate or ridiculous, they can often be quite debilitating and keep us [...]

11 03, 2013

A closer look at the Nine Dragon Wall in Beijing

By | March 11th, 2013|Beijing, China, Photo Essay, Travel Tips|8 Comments

It only took six months, but this past weekend, we finally made it to the Forbidden City in Beijing.Justin visited the impressive imperial complex back in 2004 during a family [...]

23 02, 2013

10 places you absolutely must visit in China

By | February 23rd, 2013|Beijing, China, Travel Tips|13 Comments

One of the things we most regret about living as expats in China is that we will not have the opportunity to visit all of the amazing cultural and geographic [...]

21 02, 2013

A day exploring the Temple of Heaven in Beijing

By | February 21st, 2013|Beijing, China, Photo Essay, Travel Tips|3 Comments

The Temple of Heaven, more properly referred to as Tian Tan, is definitely one of China's most impressive cultural treasures.One of China's largest temple complexes, it is quite deservedly recognized [...]

22 12, 2012

Our top 10 travel photos of 2012

By | December 22nd, 2012|Beijing, Belize, Central America, Chicago, China, Guatemala, New England, New Hampshire, New York City, North Korea, Photo Essay, South Korea, White Mountains|13 Comments

This year in travel far exceeded our wildest expectations. When the year began, we didn't know if we would even leave the country, let alone that we would move out [...]

3 12, 2012

Celebrating 30 years of life on the Great Wall of China

By | December 3rd, 2012|Beijing, China|25 Comments

I had been looking forward to my 30th birthday party for years. Now granted, I was not really looking forward to being 30 so much as I was looking forward [...]