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Candles are lit for Passover
April 17, 2014, No comments

Rabbis clad in the Orthodox suits stand upon chairs, clapping their hands with smiles on their faces as our makeshift congregation of travelers and expats clap along.   “Day-day-enu, day-day-enu, [...]

A temple in Chiang Mai

Tourists behaving badly: how to be PC in Thailand

April 1, 2014, 15 Comments

Tourists behaving badly. It happens everywhere. I’m sure you’ve seen it: drunken bar fights with locals over a bill. Tagging an historic l ...

A map of the world for expats

Questions to ask before becoming an expat

March 24, 2014, 5 Comments

Making the decision to become an expat isn’t an easy one — there are many factors to consider when deciding to live away from your own cou ...

Expat life in Hong Kong

Travel bloggers favorite places to live as expats

March 17, 2014, 16 Comments

I’ve been living in as an expat in Chiang Mai for almost two years. It’s a great place to call home and I love living here. The lifestyle ...

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    10 tips for visiting Chiang Mai
    March 5, 2014, 25 Comments

    Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, is a far cry from the hustle, bustle and general chaos that is Bangkok. I’ve found that there are two types of [...]

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    Photogenic Puerto Rico
    November 7, 2013, 5 Comments

    The US territory of Puerto Rico is a fascinating place to visit: It’s got folklore, bio-luminescent plankton, great diving spots and a unique cuisine. But whatever initially lures you to [...]

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    My To Do list
    April 15, 2013, 16 Comments

    What’s in a bucket list? Or, on a bucket list? I mean … I’ve never really had a bucket list. I’ve tried to have one, but the amount of experiences [...]

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    The truth about child labor in Cambodia
    March 19, 2013, 3 Comments

    Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from travel writer Kristin Addis.  The piping hot day in Siem Reap, Cambodia, becomes ever more noticeable as the wind stops grazing the [...]