All posts tagged Asia

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

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 […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel China on a Motorbike

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 […]

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On Returning to Thailand

Every time I look at a world map, I get a bit overwhelmed at the number of countries I still have yet to see. I know I’ve been fortunate to […]

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Faces of Asia

A photo captures the moments so often lost to memory. When I leave the house for anything out of the ordinary, I feel lost without my camera strapped to my […]

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Off the Beaten Track in China

It’s time for another guest post! Every now and again, I publish stories from fellow travel addicts. Their tales will be about something they’ve learned, or something they’ve taught, while […]

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From Teaching English Abroad to Teaching English at Colorado State

Last year at this time, I was celebrating my 27th birthday with these adorable Thai kids who brought me a cake and told me I was old: Those of you […]

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Teach Abroad Myth Revealed

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers and travelers around the […]

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Why I (Almost) Never Book in Advance

This article was written with inspiration from the Reach To Teach: Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around […]

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Gypsy Safari in Rajaji National Park, India

“What are my chances of seeing an elephant?” I asked the park rangers at Rajaji National Park. The answer didn’t matter. I was there, after a trying journey of eight […]

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India Village Life in Images

Some of my favorite photos from villages in northern India. Some of my best memories are of conversations I had with these folks, with body language and facial expressions. Have […]

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Bikaner Camel Festival in Images

Camel Festival in Bikaner, India My dreams (both day and night) are still filled with images of the snow-tipped Himalayas, the burning ghats in Varanasi, traditional weddings, the spectacular Taj […]

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On Becoming Asian: Stir-fried Sweet and Sour Chicken

“I think I’m becoming Asian,” I said as I sat down to eat a fabulously tasteful meal of stir-fried sweet and sour chicken. I quite literally patted myself on the […]

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Top 10 Life Lessons I Learned While Teaching English Abroad

It’s time for another guest post! A few times each month, I publish stories from fellow travel addicts. Their tales will be about something they’ve learned, or something they’ve taught, […]

Most Inpspiring Blogger Award

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

When I first started this blog, it was to be a record of my travel stories and photos for myself, to share with my friends and family back home. As […]

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