Renewing Your Passport in Puerto Vallarta (or really, Nuevo Vallarta)

Easy step-by-step instructions for renewing your passport if you’re around Puerto Vallarta.

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7 Ways to Beautifully Decorate Your Home with Memories from Your Journeys

Bring your travel memories to life

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All the Jobs I’ve Worked Abroad

I’ve been getting a ton of emails lately all asking one question: what exactly do I do for work abroad?

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What’s Going on Around Here? Big Changes Coming to Joy and Journey

I’ve realized that one of the hardest things about being a woman and living outside of your “home” country is the lack of community.

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Pros and Cons of Mexico City: 9 Things I Miss About Mexico City (and a Few I Don’t)

Here’s the full scoop on what I love about Mexico City… and what I don’t.

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My Fifth Mexico Move: From Puebla to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

This move was a clusterf*ck of disaster to the highest degree.

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The 15 BEST Things about Living in Mexico

The pros of living in Mexico definitely outweigh the cons for me, and I wouldn’t mind sticking around for a few more years.

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28 Most Unforgettable Memories of My 28th Year

From celebrating my dad’s 60th birthday to being on film (almost naked) to swimming with sharks to GETTING MARRIED (!), here are the most unforgettable memories of my 28th year.

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9 Brutally Honest Reality Checks Before Moving to Rio de Janeiro

All of the information I wish someone would have been candid enough to share with me before moving to Brazil.

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The Expat Life: Pros & Cons of Expat Living

What is the expat life REALLY like?

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