Chronicles of Clem: The Beginning

We adopted the most beautiful Australian Cattle Dog, Clem.

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A VERY Exciting (and Surprising) Flight to La Paz

An empty row to ourselves is usually the best news I can hope for on a flight (still waiting on a random upgrade!), but this particular flight held the sweetest surprise of all.

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Extranjera Update: January 2022 (Mexico City and Bernal)

Starting the New Year in the best way possible: travel, friends, family, and fun.

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Full Disclosure: Why I Haven’t Been Writing

Everything about my life changed drastically, and while this was not an easy transition, I know confidently that it was the right one.

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Extranjera Experience: Community and Connection in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (July 12-14)

We’ll be learning more about ourselves, each other, and this beautiful country we call home.

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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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