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30 Gifts Travelers Actually Want | 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

30 Gifts Travelers Actually Want | 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

I’ve done a lot of traveling in the last few years, and along the way I’ve acquired things that made life on the road feel luxurious, and things that got thrown away in the hostel dumpster. However, most of 2017 has been spent trying to […]

Moving To China Checklist

Moving To China Checklist

How have I not already made a Moving To China Checklist?! I have almost 100 videos from Beijing, tons of blog posts about Nanjing, a China packing list & more. I receive thank you messages from people saying how much those videos and blog posts […]

5 Tips For Teaching English In China

5 Tips For Teaching English In China

Today I want to share the top 5 things I wish I knew before teaching English in China! In case you’re new here, I lived in Nanjing and Beijing for most of 2016, alongside my husband who was studying Chinese. I came with him on […]

How To Sleep With Travel Anxiety

How To Sleep With Travel Anxiety

I was recently contacted by my friends over at Tuck to share some helpful sleeping tips with my fellow anxious travelers. What is Tuck? A community on a mission to help people sleep better – click here to learn more. Enjoy this awesome guest post written by one of […]

Beijing Craft Beer Guide

Beijing Craft Beer Guide

How to Drink Well In Beijing The scene surrounding craft beer in Beijing isn’t quite as active as it is in your average US city, but it’s growing like crazy! Welcome to the Ultimate Beijing Craft Beer Guide! This post will continue to grow alongside the […]

Tucson Budget Food Guide

Tucson Budget Food Guide

El Sinaloense Get the Sonoran dog! It’s a bacon wrapped hot dog with beans, veg and a slew of sauces. Cost: $2.75 Robert’s Restaurant Robert’s Restaurant has been cooking up made-from-scratch breakfasts and lunches since the 70’s! Every single thing is good, but the cinnamon […]

Tombstone Arizona Travel Guide

Tombstone Arizona Travel Guide

Tombstone is where all your craziest Wild West dreams come true. I dressed up like a saloon girl, chatted with cowboys, explored a historic saloon, and smelled what felt like approximately one thousand pounds of horse crap. Tombstone is awesome! In case you’re unaware, it’s […]

Is Hong Kong Part Of China?

Is Hong Kong Part Of China?

Technically, Yes Ready for a watered down version of Hong Kong history? Here we go. Back when China was ruled by various dynasties, Hong Kong was, for the most part, governed by China. Then, in the 13th century, the Mongols established power in Hong Kong […]

5 Free and Cheap Things To Do In Tucson

5 Free and Cheap Things To Do In Tucson

There are so many things to do in Tucson, but I’ve narrowed it down to my top 5 free and cheap attractions! Check out the videos below and subscribe to my YouTube channel for more travel tips. Saguaro National Park If you go nowhere else, […]

What Is IKEA Like In China?

What Is IKEA Like In China?

The Weird Thing About IKEA In China On first glance, Chinese IKEA looked nearly identical to my familiar American stores. Then I noticed something. Every single bed, sofa, sectional, and cozy chair was occupied by someone napping. I hope you know I’m not exaggerating when I say “every […]