Vang Vieng, Laos

This photo was taken while having dinner at a little guest house along the river in Vang Vieng, Laos in June 2014. The sun began setting as I enjoyed a Beerlao (THE BEST), and the…

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Moving : Expat Housing in Rio de Janeiro

Advice and suggestions based on my recent Rio move.

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Best Restaurants in Rio De Janeiro for Vegetarians and Beyond

Recommended restaurants in Rio – slim pickings

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Study Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro

Casa do Caminho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil offers Portuguese language classes and profits go towards supporting programs for at-risk youth.

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Expat Moving in Bangkok

My experiences, suggestions, and advice for moving in Bangkok.

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Vang Vieng Kayaking

Blissfully peaceful kayaking (for a very blissful price) during Laos low season

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My Encounter with Thai Police (Expat Life in Bangkok)

Out of nowhere, a group of police officers appeared and sternly motioned for me to follow them.

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It Starts with Words

I’d always said I’d go to Thailand., and never did… Until a one week vacation changed my life forever.

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Beat the Heat in Southeast Asia

Practical, actionable advice for beating the heat in Thailand (and the rest of Southeast Asia)! Use these tips to make your travels a bit more fun and a bit less sweaty.

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Forgotten Passport, AKA Just One Example of Why I Love Cambodia

When I arrived in Phnom Penh to Okay Guesthouse, I went to pull my passport out to give it to reception so I could check in. After I realized it was not in my wallet,…

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