The family of sixteen who shared their day trip with me.

The Kindness of Strangers

by Heather on 15 October, 2014

The kindness of strangers touched my heart and filled my belly multiple times during my three week visit to the Philippines.

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Ten more things I’ve learned about China

October 10, 2014
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When I first started travel blogging, I wrote a list of ten things that I had learned about China while I was living in and teaching English there. Since creating that list, I thought of ten more things I’ve learned about China. Okay, there’s probably more like one hundred things that I’ve learned from living [...]

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Karma: The Day I Almost Lost Everything

October 7, 2014
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Karma [kärmə/] noun 1. the cosmic principle according to which each person is rewarded or punished in one incarnation according to that person’s deeds in the previous incarnation. 2. fate; destiny. I’m not one to preach about sun and moon signs or palm readings or other “hippie” ideas, but I cannot not believe in karma. [...]

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Should I stay or should I go?

June 18, 2014
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I, once again, struggle with the “should I stay or should I go” phenomenon of being a traveler.

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You know you’re a traveler when…

April 23, 2014
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You know you’re a traveler when: 1. You have more than two currencies of money in your wallet or purse at any given time. Probably three, four, or five. 2. You can differentiate between a hostel and a hotel. And you probably haven’t seen the inside of the former for months or even years. 3. [...]

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The Best Sporting Events Around the World

March 30, 2014
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From soccer and tennis to racing and skiing, this is a list of the best sporting events around the world.

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The Great American Road Trip

June 14, 2013
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This is a story of two American road trips. One was awesome and the other was amazing.

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Five Places to Visit in China (that aren’t Beijing or Shanghai)

April 28, 2013
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Here I list five places to visit in China that are worthy of seeing if you’re in the land of red lanterns and dumplings.

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Benefits of ESL Teaching

January 14, 2013
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Have you ever wondered why people decide to teach English as a second language in a foreign country? Here I tell you the benefits of teaching ESL.

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New Years Resolutions

January 7, 2013
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Want to know how Nomadic American spent 2012? Here’s a review of each month and my list of new years resolutions for 2013. Will I keep my resolutions this year? Stay tuned!

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