Types of Schools You Can Teach at in China — from Kindergarten to University

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I used to teach English in China, at a private university in the Guangdong province (pictured above) where my students were kind and made me laugh on a continual basis. Now […]

Guide to Rock Climbing in Thailand — Krabi & Chiang Mai

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The first time I ever went rock climbing was in Thailand. It was my 25th birthday, and my friend Nicole was visiting me on school break (I was an ESL […]

Hike Chiang Dao Mountain in Northern Thailand

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I’m recently back from Thailand….again! It seems every time I return to Thailand I find a new favorite place I’ve never heard of. Last time I was there, two years […]

11 Best Travel Hacks to Save You Money

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11 Best Travel Hacks to Save You Money When I first moved to Thailand to teach English, I did so on a very tight budget. I arrived with $500 to […]

I’m Going Back to Thailand!


My wanderlust is at an all-time high. The other day, while I was questioning my anxiety — that which comes with my desire to leave, like, yesterday — it hit […]

4 Important Tips for Traveling to China for the First Time

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This is a guest post. I strive to only publish quality content from contributors, and will not publish anything I don’t agree with or do not think you, my readers, will enjoy. […]

A Total Solar Eclipse from Strawberry Mountain, Oregon

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When news of the 2017 total solar eclipse first hit mainstream media in Oregon, it spoke of people flying from as far as China and Japan to our little known […]

Good Vibes in Denali National Park Alaska

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Good Vibes in Denali National Park Alaska I’ve often wished a sunset in hues of burning orange or wispy pink would last just a little bit longer before dropping over […]

5 Things To Do in Macau, the Las Vegas of Asia

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Macau is one of the more interesting places to visit in East Asia. While it remains closely tied to China, both geographically and otherwise, it’s technically an autonomous region. The […]

Top 5 Best Places to Travel Alone

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While we all want to see as much of the world as possible, safety can become a bit of an issue — especially when traveling alone. Some countries or cities […]

Blame it on the Tetons

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“Blame it on the Tetons, yeaahhh…” The Modest Mouse song instantly rushed into my head as I rolled into Grand Teton National Park. I found it on my phone, rolled […]

My Upcoming 2017 Travel Plans

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I’ve been depriving myself of travel lately. You know when you go on a diet and you say you can’t have chocolate anymore? And then you find a chocolate bar […]

Top 10 Reasons to Travel China on a Motorbike

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Long time readers know that one of my favorite parts of living and teaching English in Thailand was having my own motorbike (read: scooter) to roam around on. Having my […]

10 Most Beautiful Destinations for Summer Travel

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The timing of this guest post is rather entertaining, since it comes just when I’ve decided to take a summer travel trip. The details of my trip are still unclear, […]


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