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Welcome to Adventures Around Asia!

My name is Richelle, and I’m a 25-year-old from Seattle who has been living, working, and eating her way around China for the last three years. I currently live in Beijing, and I spent my spare time traveling around Asia.

Whether you’re looking for some travel inspiration, practical tips or crazy stories, I’ve got you covered! To help you find the best of the best, I’ve picked a few great posts as a starting point for exploring my blog further.

So sit back, relax and prepare to be entertained.

American Millennials

Getting Personal

Breaking Up To Travel the World 

How to Demand What You Deserve 

How Travel is Ruining My Love Life 

Beth Fischer: The Story of a Woman with Terminal Brain Cancer


Crazy Travel Stories

Getting Arrested in China

The Time I Lost My Passport in Nepal

Getting Flashed in Taiwan

My Epically Horrible Cambodian Night Bus Adventure

sunrise angkor watCatch the Travel Bug

Learning to Scuba Dive with Koh Tao Divers

Koh Rong Cambodia: A Slice of Island Heaven

FINALLY Learning to Surf in the Philippines

Zhagjiajie: Climbing the Avatar Mountains

teach abroadTeaching Abroad

How to Find a Job Teaching in China

Do I Need a TEFL to Teach Abroad? 

Ameson Year in China: A Review

This is Home: A Photo Essay of my Ningbo Experience


China Hacks

How to travel in China without Speaking Chinese 

A Quick Guide to Mandarin Chinese

How to Avoid the Crowds in China

How to Book Train Tickets in China

Koh Tao beach

The Expat Life

20 Signs You’ve Been Living in China For Too Long

American Millennials: Quit Whining and Move Abroad

Things I Still Love About China (After 2 Full Years)

How to Travel the World (Without Saving a Ton of Money)

blogging cafe

Travel Blogging

How to Become A “Travel Blogger”

Adventures Around Asia Turns FOUR!!!

2015 Reader Survey Results: Who Are You People?

Thanks again for visiting Adventures Around Asia! I hope this list keeps you busy for a while…