Travelers can be some of the hardest people to shop for. How do you buy gifts for people who prioritize experiences over “things”? A few Christmases ago, I made the mistake of saying I wanted some candles for my apartment in China, and I ended up with no less than 8 candles as gifts. Trust me, trying to make weight with a bunch of perfumed glass bricks in my bag wasn’t easy. Whoopsies!
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The Best Travel Coffee Makers: How to Make Fantastic Coffee on the Road
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. I’ll admit it: coffee is my vice. I love starting the day with a big cup of nice coffee, no matter where I am in the world. However, as a frequent traveler and serial expat who made CHINA her home for 5 years, I’ve […]
Expert Packing Tips: How I Stay Organized on the Road
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. My backpack is a disaster!!! I’m sure many of you have felt this way. If you don’t travel full-time, it can be difficult to justify spending money on any sort of specialized packing gear. You may start out with everything fully organized, […]