We normally save these emails, round-ups of our favorite finds from the internet, for the weekend. There’s something about Friday that just really calls for getting lost down an internet rabbit hole, so to speak.

That said, sometimes you just need a break from it all.

For us, we’re closing in on three days of nonstop torrential rain in South China, and wading through standing water gets old, so we find ourselves hunkering down at home. Drew is also about to get on a plane for 16 hours, so he’s in full download mode, saving things to read and watch as he makes his way over the North Pole to the States.

It may be Tuesday but we’re in the mood for some good old fashioned click bait (did I really just watch ten minutes of video showing cake decorating at super speed? Yes, yes I did.). Enjoy!


Well, it’s official. The more you use Facebook, the worse you feel.

What do foreigners love about America? Cheese, the highway system, and the First Amendment.

Married life is a funny thing indeed.

The entire Beatles oeuvre. Ranked. My personal fave is #31.

I was obsessed with Reading Rainbow.

My words for the heat here: suffocating, heavy, damp, furnace. Tips for future Julie when she stops complaining about it.

It’s like the best thrift store ever.

It surprises me not at all that America has shifted from Prozac to Xanax as its drug of choice.

Why are the Kardashians still famous?

Unwritten rules of flying that you’re probably breaking. I’m an armrest hoarder.

A few of these amazing cruises have this cruise-skeptic looking up prices.

I finally learned the difference between ‘fewer’ and ‘less.’ What word mistakes do you make?

My new city crush is Shanghai.

Or what about the words you don’t really know how to pronounce because you’ve only read them? Like bursar?

You don’t have to be good.

I don’t equate sharing Netflix log-ins to being financially codependent, but maybe that’s just me?

“In a deeply unequal society, the gains to be made by being in the elite are enormous and the consequences of not being among them are dire.” #truth

An abbreviated list of all the things Anthony Bourdain hates. On board with mimes and the third slice of bread in a club sandwich.

The things that are saving my life right now.

We’re jumping on the monthly review bandwagon because it’s awesome. Here’s what happened in June.

Ok, that’s enough of the internet, people. Time to get back to work. And yes, I’m talking to you. Cheers!

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