27 12, 2012

My favorite travel articles from 2012

By | December 27th, 2012|Belize, Buenos Aires, Central America, China, Ethical Travel, Random Travel Musings, South Korea|6 Comments

At the end of last year, we were freezing our tails off in Montreal wondering what adventures the coming year would hold.Our travel plans for the year were anything but [...]

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 [...]

10 11, 2012

18 lessons we’ve learned from living in China (so far)

By | November 10th, 2012|China|27 Comments

They say time flies when you're having fun, but it also flies when you're just really, really busy. I can't believe it's already been two months since we bid goodbye [...]

29 10, 2012

The time we got a medical exam in China and there was a hole in my pee cup

By | October 29th, 2012|China, Random Travel Musings|26 Comments

It could have been worse. It could have been a lot worse.Despite our attempts to complete all of the requirements to obtain our Chinese z-visa (the one that allows you [...]

25 10, 2012

When travel loses its luster

By | October 25th, 2012|Belize, China, Egypt, Random Travel Musings|4 Comments

Right before we were set to move to China, it happened.  It was a bit ill-timed, but otherwise not entirely unexpected. We had been traveling in Central America for three [...]

16 09, 2012

The day we moved to China …

By | September 16th, 2012|China|14 Comments

It's like a wedding, really. And you know how that goes. After months of planning down to the very last detail, fretting over color schemes, photographers, and multi-level tiered cakes, [...]

20 08, 2012

We’re moving to China … and other minor life changes

By | August 20th, 2012|China|34 Comments

We have something very important to tell you: We are not having a baby. But that's about the only major life change that we're NOT experiencing right now. Everything is [...]