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Stranded in Europe – What to Do When Travel Plans Fail

Stranded in Europe – What to Do When Travel Plans Fail

A romantic getaway. That’s one of my favorite types of travel. Nothing beats sleeping in, taking a dip together in the pool, watching sunsets with a glass of wine, and candlelit dinners. What happens though when things don’t go according to plan? For Jugo and I, our […]

Bali Travel Guide – For Your First Trip

Bali Travel Guide – For Your First Trip

Unless you’re an experienced traveler, visiting Bali for the first time can be both exciting and scary. Everything feels and looks so different from what you’re used to. If you haven’t been to Asia before, you probably have questions like: Do they speak English there?; […]

Nominated for The Liebster Award 2017!

Nominated for The Liebster Award 2017!

  Starting out a travel blog is tough, hard work. You spend hours, days, and months brainstorming the perfect name, designing the website, and getting everything up and running. Afterwards, you spend even more time crafting engaging content, you agonize over the perfect post title […]

Why I Loved Housesitting in Scotland

Why I Loved Housesitting in Scotland

While working in London, I was shocked to find that few of my English colleagues had ever visited their neighboring country Scotland.  Of those who had been, the majority only went to the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. This puzzled me since seeing movies […]

House-sitting: How to Start Traveling Around the World With Free Accommodation

House-sitting: How to Start Traveling Around the World With Free Accommodation

With the ever increasing popularity of homeowners opening up their place to visitors on Airbnb, a new trend is emerging called house-sitting.  As a result, house-sitting is the most popular option for those with pets. House-sitting provides more care and attention with a sitter compared to […]

Wild Camping Scotland

Wild Camping Scotland

When I was planning my camping trip in Scotland, all I knew about the country was that the search was still on for the mythical loch ness monster, good whiskey is made there, and that they eat a dish made from sheep’s stomach called haggis. […]

How to Cook Home Style Chinese Egg and Tomato Stir Fry

How to Cook Home Style Chinese Egg and Tomato Stir Fry

Easy to make for the lazy cook. When I think of Chinese comfort food, my mind immediately goes to cooking home style Chinese egg and tomato stir fry. After being sick for a week I stumbled upon this dish on my way home from work (while […]

Top 7 Chinese Dishes Every Foreigner Should Try

Top 7 Chinese Dishes Every Foreigner Should Try

For many Westerners like myself, when I think of Chinese food I think of kung pao chicken and fried rice. However, after living in Beijing for over three years, I’ve learned that the Chinese food us foreigners are used to is only one of eight […]

Essential Packing Guide for Europe & Asia

Essential Packing Guide for Europe & Asia

It’s time to start packing! Nothing feels better than when you’ve finalized your travel plans and all that’s left to do is pack. Next week I start a cross-continent adventure in Europe and Asia for 5 months. Since I’ve got plans that go beyond being […]

A Day Trip to The White Cliffs of Dover

A Day Trip to The White Cliffs of Dover

White Cliffs, a picnic, and a glass of Pimm’s are all you need to enjoy a day trip to Dover. Whether you are living in London or just planning a trip to the UK, a visit to Dover and the White Cliffs is a must!  Getting to […]