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We’re Drew and Julie, American expats living in Shenzhen, China. After 3 years of living the expat life in London, we decided to continue our adventures on the other side of the world. 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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2017 Highlights: World Travel

It’s that time of year again, when the Internet spews forth a barrage of lists – Top 10 and Worst 5 and Best Of and Don’t Miss. For those of us who write online, it’s a nice break from the norm, a chance to reflect on the adventures of the year. We have been reminiscing on our best travels for a few years now. Check out our 2016 lists when we found it necessary to write a Best World Travel and Best UK Travel list and 2016’s Best Travels list, which...

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After 6 Months as a Shenzhen Expat

We have reached the 6-month mark of our Shenzhen expat life. At this time last year, we were in the US with our families for the holidays, still completely unsure where in the world we were going to live. The...

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Expat Interviews: Dawn on Expat Life in Melbourne

Welcome to Expat Interviews, our monthly interview with fellow travel bloggers who have decided to pursue a life abroad and become expats. Each interview will be focused on a different location around the world,...

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November 2017 Month in Review

Where We’ve Been Hong Kong: 2 days China: Shanghai 8 days, Shenzhen 20 days Highlights A surprising and delightful Thanksgiving: Last month we bemoaned the fact that Thanksgiving was approaching and we had no plans...

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Planning a Trip to Greece

Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in all of Europe. Is that too bold a statement? The internet tells me no. It has that magic blend of history, culture, and natural beauty that makes it an ideal locale for...