Win a Free Beijing Staycation With UnTour!

Win a Free Beijing Staycation With UnTour!

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  Living in China can be stressful. On a daily basis you’re surrounded by honking horns, crowded subways, long work weeks, and if you’re like me, you may also have five roommates. After a long week of work, wouldn’t it be nice to […]

Do I Need a TEFL To Teach Abroad in China?

Do I Need a TEFL To Teach Abroad in China?

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  What exactly is a TEFL? Do I really need one to teach abroad in China? Do I actually need to pay $2,000 USD?!!!!! TEFLs are one of the most confusing aspects of teaching abroad, and not too long ago, I was in […]

This Beijing Life: Month 17 and 18

This Beijing Life: Month 17 and 18

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  I’ve noticed that the more I travel and the busier I become, the more impossible it becomes to keep up with my travels in real-time. Well, never fear monthly recap posts are here! It happened. For the first time in 17 months, I missed […]

5 Best Places in Asia to Go Adventure Fishing

5 Best Places in Asia to Go Adventure Fishing

Are you planning to take your family on a fishing vacation? Or maybe you just want to include your favorite pastime into your next trip? I’ve met people from all over the world, embarking on exciting fishing trips in China, Indonesia and more. The best part? Many restaurants will even help you cook what you […]

A Tipsy Tuktuk Food Adventure in Beijing’s Hutongs

A Tipsy Tuktuk Food Adventure in Beijing’s Hutongs

Do you love local food, hidden alleys, and craft beer? Well, those are three of my absolute favorite things. Living in Beijing’s hutongs for over 1.5 years, I love spending my weekends wandering the winding alleyway streets, trying new local restaurants or relaxing at a brewery or hidden cocktail bar. But I’ll admit that I’ve […]

5 Lessons I’ve learned in FIVE YEARS of Blogging

5 Lessons I’ve learned in FIVE YEARS of Blogging

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  Oh wow… Five years? When did that happen??? Well… approximately 2 weeks ago apparently. It’s officially been five over years since I published my very first post on Adventures Around Asia, and I almost can’t believe it! Five years ago I was […]

Exploring Beijing’s Hip Hutongs With Context Tours

Exploring Beijing’s Hip Hutongs With Context Tours

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  Having lived in Beijing’s hutongs for over a year now, I think it’s safe to say I’m a little obsessed. Wandering the bustling stone alleyways in spring, watching locals play Chinese chess in the street. Exploring hidden restaurants and bars. Taking my […]