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Wednesday Postcard: Varenna, Italy

Wednesday Postcard: Varenna, Italy

Today we’re sending you a postcard from a fantastically beautiful corner of the world: Varenna, Italy. We drove our rented Fiat Panda 4×4 onto a ferry and motored across Lake Como. Little Turtle slept through the whole thing, quite content in his car seat. We […]

Living in Shenzhen, how Do You Like It?

Living in Shenzhen, how Do You Like It?

Here’s the short answer: we do like living in Shenzhen, China! As for the detailed answer, read on. Why do you like living in Shenzhen? Shenzhen is a huge city of over 12 million people, but it’s very well developed and easy to navigate. Main […]

Wednesday Postcard: Eze, France

Wednesday Postcard: Eze, France

Hello from Eze, France! Holy cow, Eze is a beautiful little town! It’s tiny, but really neat, situated up high in the hills with an amazing old village to stroll around. Check out the view of the Cote d’Azur from the Exotic Garden! The only […]

Sri Lanka with a Baby

Sri Lanka with a Baby

Our family trip to Sri Lanka was quite an adventure, as well as an affirming experience that we could still explore the world with a baby.

Wednesday Postcard: Nong Khai, Thailand

Wednesday Postcard: Nong Khai, Thailand

A statue of a smiling Buddha at Sala Kaew Ku Park in Nong Khai, Thailand

The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Traveling Kids 2018.

The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Traveling Kids 2018.

So here you are, with the 1st week of December already behind you, but the holiday presents for the globe-trotting kids in your life are still unpurchased. Here are the best last-minute gifts for traveling kids and some of them don’t even require shipping. (As […]

Wednesday Postcard: Sri Lanka

Wednesday Postcard: Sri Lanka

A cute baby monkey is peeking from behind its mama in Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Life in China: How Does China Compare to the USA?

Life in China: How Does China Compare to the USA?

It’s November 2018. We’ve now lived in Shenzhen, China, for more than a year. People often ask us, “How does living in China compare to living in the USA?” or “How does teaching in China compare to teaching in the USA?” So, in this installment […]

Wednesday Postcard: Portland Head Light

Wednesday Postcard: Portland Head Light

Happy Wednesday, everyone. We decided to start a new weekly column on our blog. So often we have a photo or two to share but it’s not enough for a full-length blog post. Enter Wednesday Postcard: a photo and a short story to go with […]

Can I Travel with Kids?

Can I Travel with Kids?

“Can I travel with kids?” You’d be amazed how often people ask this question! Of course you can travel with kids! You can travel with big kids, and you can travel with small kids. At this point, ours, both under six, have been to almost […]