5 Things You Should Know When Hiring a Car Abroad

Hey all! There are many places to travel in the world that don’t require you to rent a car. Take for example Tokyo or Taipei, where you can rely on public transportation, as it is very efficient and cost effective. But in other places it can be more convenient (and sometimes necessary) to rent one. […]

Hello Taiwan, We’re Back!

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 […]

Top 5 Things to See In Armenia

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

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 […]

We Got Hitched!

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 […]

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 […]

Yilan

Yilan makes for a nice 3-day weekend destination from Kaohsiung, and if you are living in Taipei,  it can easily be visited in a normal weekend or even on a spontaneous day trip. There is something for everyone to do in Yilan: hiking, surfing, paragliding, or simply relaxing on the beach with a good book. It […]

TEXAS: Photos from the Hill Country

I used to get annoyed when people asked me if I rode horses, shot guns or went to the rodeo when they found out I am from Texas. But being away from Texas for so long has made me increasingly aware of  just how true many of these stereotypes are. Yes, I am from Texas. […]

Texas Bound Y’all!

It’s been one year, and 29 days since I’ve been home, and I don’t know which one I miss more-Tex Mex, or my family. This trip will be especially interesting, as Dom and I will be going home as a newly engaged couple! Plus, his parents will be meeting us from England on their FIRST […]

Hong Kong in 3 Days. No Guidebooks. No Expectations.

I recently had 3 days to kick it in Hong Kong. Seeing as my time there was to be short and sweet, I opted out on any planning. My only intention for the trip was to take a break from teaching, and enjoy one of the most exciting places in the world while doing so. Okay, […]