<thrive_headline click tho-post-10549 tho-test-4>Pulau Weh: Sumatra’s Best Diving</thrive_headline>

Pulau Weh: Sumatra’s Best Diving

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.I think we all know I love scuba diving almost as much as I love getting off the beaten path. Well, this Indonesian dive spot won’t disappoint you in either category. A tiny island just off the coast of Sumatra, Pulau Weh has […]

<thrive_headline click tho-post-10475 tho-test-3>Hiking the Wild Wall: A Real Great Wall Adventure</thrive_headline>

Hiking the Wild Wall: A Real Great Wall Adventure

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  I huffed and puffed my way up the mountain step by step, slipping and sliding on six-hundred-year-old rubble. Wiping the sweat from my brow as I took a swig of water under the hot sun, I pushed aside the tree-like overgrowth that […]

Asia’s Top Travel Destinations for the Over 65’s

Asia’s Top Travel Destinations for the Over 65’s

Why is it that most “adventure activities” are geared towards young people? It’s not just the young folks who can experience exciting adventures abroad. I should know, I’m planning an off-the-beaten-path China trip for my parents this fall! There are now more opportunities than ever tailored specifically for the over-65s. Some of the best destinations […]

Come Join Me for a Food Culture Twitter Chat!

Come Join Me for a Food Culture Twitter Chat!

I think we all know I’m obsessed with trying new, incredible foods when I travel. Whether it’s mapping out my meals in Tainan, participating in multiple Beijing food tours, or tasting crazy delicacies like stinky tofu and balut, I’ll try anything! Well, this Wednesday at 10:30 pm EST, I want to hear about your food adventures. […]

This Beijing Life: Month 19

This Beijing Life: Month 19

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! Well… April is almost half over, but it doesn’t matter. This […]

10 Things You Have to Do in Xi’an

10 Things You Have to Do in Xi’an

I’ve been living in China for about four years now, and I couldn’t help but notice that most China travel itineraries are always the same: Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong… or maybe Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi’an. If by some miracle Xi’an is included, most people stop by for a maximum of two days, see the […]

How to Shop in the US From Anywhere in The World

How to Shop in the US From Anywhere in The World

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  Growing up in the US, I had no idea how good we have it. Crazy deals on designer clothes at Macy’s. Incredible prices on electronics at Best Buy. All those cool monthly subscription boxes that only ship to the US. The US […]