A Duty Nightmare in Taiwan

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Hey all. It’s been a few weeks since we’ve been back in Taiwan, and I’ve been going all online-shopping-happy at iHerb. In Vietnam it was impossible to find health foods and supplements, and when you did find them they were so expensive it just wasn’t worth it. So now that I’m back in Taiwan, I’ve […]

Hello Taiwan, We’re Back!

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Hallelujah we are back in Taiwan! It’s been a year and a half since we left our lives in Taiwan, and since then we have been to 12 different countries, and our last three months were spent in Hanoi, Vietnam. We arrived to Taiwan last week, and we already have our apartment, scooter (thanks to our […]

Best View in Hanoi

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For the best view in all of Hanoi, one must go to the Sofitel Plaza’s Summit Bar. Located on the 20th floor of the hotel, it offers breathtaking views of the city. Because of the pollution in Hanoi, it might be hard to actually see the sunset, but we were lucky that night and had a clear sky […]

Top 5 Things to See In Armenia

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Armenia is definitely on my bucket list, as the country looks like something out of the Game of Thrones. It’s pristine and off the beaten path, which are the ingredients for a stellar holiday.Today, fellow traveler and guest blogger, Anush Richards, will give us tips about the best places to visit for your next trip. Top 5 Things […]

Hanoi,Vietnam: First Impressions

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Last month I arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam after spending three months in Mysore, India studying Ashtanga at KPJAYI. During this time my husband, Dominic, got a head start in Vietnam, beginning the foundation for our new lives in Hanoi. It was challenging being apart for three months, but thanks to Skype and a fast wifi […]

How to Transfer Money Overseas

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Hey Folks! So if you are an expat you know the dilemma of currency trading and wiring money back home. I cringe to think of all the money I lost due to the extravagant fees to transfer money to my home bank. To shed some light on the issue, guest blogger and currency trading specialist, Alex Johnson, is […]

The Perks of Working Abroad

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This article was first published on Expats Blog by Jenna Longoria The unemployment rate is 5.5% in the United States, 5.2% in England, and a whopping 10% in Ireland. In many countries, it’s the same sad tune. But this article is not about the politics of the situation, or who is to blame. This article […]

We Got Hitched!

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Hey guys! So we got hitched! We had a fairytale wedding in Plan de la Tour, France and it was oh so dreamy…. So where to now? Well, first off I really can’t believe it’s been almost a year since leaving Taiwan. We find ourselves talking about it all the time. It’s funny how after […]

Goodbye Taiwan. It’s Been Real.

It seems like only yesterday that Dom and I first arrived to Taiwan, walking around like lost puppies with six pieces of luggage and trying to find our hostel. The past few years have had their ups and downs and they certainly have not been dull. I’ve learned many things about the country, have met […]

10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned While Teaching Abroad

This article was originally published by Jenna Longoria on the Thought Catalog. As a traveling teacher, I have spent the past 4 years of my life growing physically, mentally, and spiritually. I am constantly learning, and being tested by the beautiful challenges that life catapults my way. I have lived in the same neighborhood as drug dealers in […]

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