10 Luxury Travel Experiences that AREN’T Worth the Money

If you’re broke and traveling it can be hard to decide where you want to spend your precious few dollars. You don’t want to feel like you’re missing out, do you? Well, here are ten luxury travel experiences which you can typically give a miss without feeling guilty. 1. Boat tours They’re always a bit … More 10 Luxury Travel Experiences that AREN’T Worth the Money

10 Survival Tips for the Shy Guy or Gal Moving Abroad

From one shy kid to another, living abroad isn’t just for the talkative, bold, and outgoing. Us bashful people have an adventurous streak too. And although sometimes I feel like my reserved, anxious personality is hampering me, more often than not I’m proud of myself for taking the leap. So how do shy travelers do … More 10 Survival Tips for the Shy Guy or Gal Moving Abroad

10 Good and Bad Taiwanese Foods: The Quest for “Delicious” in Taiwan

Taiwanese food hasn’t won me over yet, and here’s why. One of my favorite things about moving to a new place is sampling the local cuisine, and usually I’m won over pretty easily. But Taiwan has yet to snag my heart with its local specialties. That doesn’t mean I’m not determined to find some good … More 10 Good and Bad Taiwanese Foods: The Quest for “Delicious” in Taiwan

10 Sources of Culture Shock when Moving into an Asian Apartment

Some of the culture shock that a foreigner feels in Asia will definitely stem from what they find (or don’t find) in the walls of their new home. Some of these differences I’ve whole-heartedly adopted and some I continue to reject even though I’m moving into year two of my time in Asia, so without … More 10 Sources of Culture Shock when Moving into an Asian Apartment

I Hate my Language School and I Want to Quit: 8 Things to Consider

Most English language schools are okay, some are awesome, and a very rare handful just suck. So what happens if you’ve moved overseas and paid a boatload for a flight and an apartment just to discover that you’re school is a stinker? I’ve taught at a few schools now, some good, some bad, and some … More I Hate my Language School and I Want to Quit: 8 Things to Consider