Our Around the
We quit our jobs, sold our belongings, and moved out of our townhouse in Atlanta to embark on this journey! Fed up with only having a few weeks of vacation a year and a whole world that we wanted to see, we decided to do it now while in our early 30’s instead of waiting until retirement.
This section of our site is devoted to our Around the World adventure so that you can follow along, and perhaps be inspired to follow your dreams too!
Stories from Our Nomadic Life
No, we didn’t fall off the face of the Earth. Even though we haven’t posted much on the blog for a couple months, doesn’t mean we haven’t been traveling about. In
In our last journal entry we were heading from China to Bangkok and Laos. After finishing our time in Laos, it was time to fly back to China (via Bangkok). Our first
Saying goodbye to all of our friends from our 15 months of living in the Panyu district of Guangzhou, China was not easy. We really made an awesome network of friends
Looking back, it seems the universe had a plan for us. It’s crazy to think that something so small could make such an impact on two lives. But that’s exactly what
This time of the year is always tough to be away from family and home. However, spending the holiday season in China has given us a lifetime of memories. It seems just
One of the things we love about living in China is learning about the many festivals. Events such as the Chinese New Year and the Dragon Boat Festival have a whole
I never would have imagined that I’d be here celebrating my Birthday in China…but here I am. As we get older, birthdays are less about cake or gifts and more about
Living in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China, we have a very Chinese-modern lifestyle. While China is a deeply traditional country, Guangzhou is known to be one of the more progressive cities.
* All the information contained in this post about teaching English in China at First Leap is 100% my opinion. This is NOT a sponsored post, and no money was exchanged as
After several months of traveling around Hawaii, Thailand, and a surprise visit to New Zealand; we found ourselves in Chiang Mai, Thailand ready to search out a job teaching English in
Some people probably think we are crazy, but we know that we aren’t the only ones who have done this. Liz and I have always loved traveling and exploring together. While