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Learning Chinese in Taipei.

I must admit that growing up I never paid much attention to any Asian language, always thought that as a Spanish native speaker I should remain on the same root of languages; and so I came here with zero knowledge, wait, not zero, I was able to say “Ni Hao!” 1,150 more words

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Hello, Copenhagen

It’s January 2018, and I have landed in Copenhagen. Between leaving New York and arriving here, it’s been a bit like going through a series of revolving doors, from one thing to the next, with amazing people giving a hand along the way. 150 more words

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How to Save $20,000+ Teaching English in Korea for 1 Year

If TEFL in the ROK is anywhere on your life radar,  you may have wondered, besides custom-engraved chopsticks and accidental pregnancy, what can I get out of my year teaching abroad? 729 more words


Faire-Le-Dodo (87): Did You Know?...

We didn’t see you at the recent annual Vin d’Amitie at the village hall. We can only assume that you didn’t know there was free drink involved (quite an agreeable rosé … 575 more words


Bangkok, Thailand: Duck is a staple here throughout Asia. It’s prepared in all forms, but one of my favorites, is the “boiled herb duck” noodle soup 🍜This friendly vendor prepared a delicious bowl for only $1.50 👍😋 Respect the Thai culture and it’s people…then you will see why it’s called “The Land of Smiles” 🙂 See you in Thailand 🇹🇭🛩

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Cee's Which Way Challenge

Here’s my first entry for Cee’s Which Way Challenge where bloggers post a photo that shows a way, e.g. a road, path, bridge, etc.

Above you see a short path cutting though a patch of bamboo at Prince Gong’s Palace in Beijing. 47 more words

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