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New life in the bundoks in view of the Caucasus

This is our new life now. We live in this beautiful city called Tbilisi where the Caucasus mountains surround our view.

With 11 days to pack up our lives in the Philippines, after living there for a year and a half, we moved to a foreign country where we all do not speak the local language. 1,775 more words

Travel, Living Overseas, Kids In Tow

Boy and girl share a bedroom...How?

When we returned to Poland after having our 3rd baby in the US, we returned to a boy room and a girl room and a parent room. 484 more words

quince cheese

Quince cheese is one of my first memories of being lost in translation.

First things first: quince cheese is a paste made of quince, which has been previously stewed with sugar on low heat for a while. 1,222 more words


Traveler Diaries Part I - Shanghai, China

My Shanghai story is similar to many great adventure stories in that it was entirely unexpected.

When I originally set out to teach English in Asia, I set my course for Taiwan. 1,012 more words


The Gift of Giving

Last night I helped a woman throw her trash bags into the garbage truck.

Garbage trucks show up at a designated time on street corners five nights a week. 721 more words


New apartment checklist

Pictured above: The view from my current apartment. Loved the view so much that I forgot a few key elements.

Here’s what you need to know. 604 more words

Life In China

Weighing Eternal Spring

Medellín, Colombia: Perfect weather. Friendly people. The most beautiful women in the world. Murder. Legal prostitution.  Below is my bullet list of judgments, praises and comparisons.  363 more words