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We’re Drew and Julie, American expats who have spent the past 3 years living in London. Now, we are setting off on a new expat adventure in Shenzhen, China. Follow along as we adjust to life in Asia and explore the world from our new home base. Join us if you are an avid explorer, armchair traveller or if you need a little inspiration for your next journey. LEARN MORE
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The Great East Coast Road Trip of 2017

Whelp. We’ve done it again. East coast road trip? Check! Over 16 days this month we criss-crossed the bulk of the mid-to-east United States. We just did the math. It was a journey of 2,500 miles, twelve states, 17 friends, 6 family members, 2 visas, countless podcasts and way too many breakfast sandwiches (more on that later).* This was our fourth road trip in as many months but our first east coast road trip as we’d define it. We have written exhaustively about the...

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Where Cars Are Useless

This week, we have a fantastic guest post from Agness and Cez of eTramping. They love to travel the world and seek out unique adventures. Here, they share some destinations that are so remote, cars are useless. Roads:...

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Corners of the Internet #25

Two days ago, we were in Maine. We used to live there, and love visiting at much as possible. Because our Chinese visas were on track and we just had a few precious days left in the States, we thought Maine would be a...

Saving Money Booking Travel

Our Best Tips and Tricks for Saving Money Booking Travel

You THINK you know how to save money booking travel, but do you? During peak summer travel season, deals can often be hard to come by, making those tedious flight and hotel searches even more frustrating. The...

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100 Resources for Moving to China

We’re in that mode again. Our move is on the horizon and we’re on the hunt for good resources for living in China. Cost-of-living calculator? Check. VPNs and how to use them? Check. Where to travel first...