Seriously, if you’re looking for some bang for your buck, Southeast Asia is the PERFECT place to plan a honeymoon. Not only can you have an incredible hotel for a budget price, but food is also cheap, the beaches are great, and coming from Australia the flights weren’t too bad either! Expect a full breakdown and honeymoon itinerary from us in the future, but for now I want to tell you about our biggest splurge of the trip: staying in an overwater bungalow in Langkawi Malaysia!
Author Archives: Richelle
A Decade in Review: My 10 Biggest Moments in the 2010’s
Your twenties are always a time of immense change, and for me, I wanted to start 2020 by thinking back on the most pivotal moments of the last decade! In the last ten years, I went from a teenager just graduating high school to a married woman with her own business. I took risks, moved […]
5 Things to Look For in Your Teach Abroad Contract (So you Don’t Get Scammed)
So many people are worried about getting scammed or signing a bad contract when it comes to teaching abroad, especially teaching in China. Seriously, I sent out a survey a while back and it was the #1 fear by a mile!!
I myself signed a crappy contract my first year teaching abroad (you can read all about that saga here), so it’s really important to me to make sure that no one else makes my mistakes. I can’t go back in time and fix my contract disaster, but I can at least give you the advice you need to make sure that the teach abroad contract serves your needs and interests.
The Freedom Life: November 2019
This month I finally headed back to the US for the holidays! I spent time with my parents in Palm Desert, headed to Lost Angeles for Thanksgiving, and I even took a quick trip to Vegas to see my brother perform with Sabrina Claudio! November was also the month that my episode from House Hunters International aired!!
10 Reasons Why Teaching Abroad in China is Awesome!
Teaching abroad in China is an incredible experience. You have the ability to make money, explore a new culture, and challenge yourself to have the adventure of a lifetime! However, making the move to Mainland China is definitely not easy. Whether you’re on the fence about teaching abroad, or you’re trying to choose between China and another country, these are my 10 main reasons why teaching abroad in China is amazing!
Freedom Life: September + October 2019
I just got MARRIED!! My wedding to Chris from Aussie on the Road was this October 5th, so of course, all of September was spent preparing for the wedding. Then for most of October, we were off on our Southeast Asia honeymoon!
The Freedom Life: August 2019
This month was a big one! Firstly, Chris and I filmed a reality tv show about our expat lives in Hoi An. It was super fun but also very intense! This month I also moved from Vietnam back to Australia, where I’ll be getting the last minute details ready for my wedding in Australia!
Teach Abroad Squad: The Online Course and Community to Help You Teach Abroad in China!
So what exactly is the Teach Abroad Squad, and why did I create this course and community for people who want to rock their first year teaching in China? Whether you’re looking for some teach abroad guidance, or you’re just really curious to learn more about this online course I’ve created, you’ve come to the […]
My Hoi An Photoshoot: How to Take Awesome Photos in Hoi An
That’s right, yours truly did a full-on Hoi An photoshoot with a professional photographer. Thankfully despite my initial fear of being super awkward, it was actually amazing! I think we all know that I’m not an Instagram model that sets up elaborate photoshoots wherever I go. While I like to get a few photos here […]
The Freedom Life: July 2019
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. After five years of living in China, and two years of This Beijing Life, things have changed. I left my job as a college counselor in China, and now I’m living a life on my terms. I’m my own boss, I travel when I want, and […]