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25 02, 2013

The Perfect 3-Day Weekend: Las Vegas (beyond the casino!)

By | February 25th, 2013|3 Day Weekend, Las Vegas, Travel Tips, United States|4 Comments

Neon lights. Slot machines. Prostitutes. Hangovers. These are the images that come to mind when I think of Las Vegas and I can't say I find them very compelling. Ok, [...]

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 [...]

7 02, 2013

Thailand’s most interesting markets

By | February 7th, 2013|Thailand, Travel Tips|5 Comments

This is a guest post by Koren Cohen of City Gal on the Go. I find one of the best ways to immerse myself in local culture when traveling is [...]

28 01, 2013

7 places I never thought I’d want to visit in Asia (but I do!)

By | January 28th, 2013|Borneo, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Travel Tips|17 Comments

Nothing, save perhaps the Great Wall of China, ever really compelled me to want to visit Asia. That is, until I moved there. Over the past six months, I have [...]

24 01, 2013

My favorite images from our Central American adventure

By | January 24th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Mexico, Photo Essay, Travel Tips, Tulum|11 Comments

Before we made our big move to China we managed to squeeze in our already planned vacation to Central America.Although we were busy and nervous preparing for our move, we [...]

21 01, 2013

Exploring the Maya Ruins at Guatemala’s Tikal

By | January 21st, 2013|Central America, Guatemala, Travel Tips|7 Comments

I recently shared with you my recommendations for the top Maya ruins to see in Belize. But if you're in Belize, there is another Maya archaeological site in the neighborhood that [...]

17 01, 2013

4 spectacular sunsets on Caye Caulker

By | January 17th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Photo Essay, Photo of the week, Travel Tips|2 Comments

The Belizian island of Caye Caulker (pronounced "key" Caulker) is known for its slow-paced lifestyle and no-worries attitude with a gorgeous Caribbean backdrop.We spent about five days on the lazy [...]

14 01, 2013

Taking it slow on Caye Caulker in Belize

By | January 14th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Travel Tips|8 Comments

The Belizian island of Caye Caulker (pronounced "key") is known for its slow-paced lifestyle and no-worries attitude with a gorgeous Caribbean backdrop. One lazy Sunday morning, we rose early (two [...]

12 01, 2013

A jungle oasis: Rio On Pools, Belize/Guatemala border

By | January 12th, 2013|Belize, Central America, Guatemala, Travel Tips|3 Comments

After a full day exploring beautiful caves, climbing Mayan pyramids at Caracol, receiving armed military escorts, and riding for hours along the world's bumpiest road, we were ready to relax.We [...]