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Tag: london

A “Will and Kate” Day in London

My journey through London began at the Astor Hyde Park Hostel.  Located on Queen’s Gate (and really, this should be called “It’s Gonna Be Kate’s Gate”) across the street from one of the main entrances to Hyde Park, this hostel was a perfect location and great starting point for our journey through royal history. During… Read More ›

A light stroll in Keswick

My mother announced that I was nuts, off my rocker, bonkers, totally insane, when I decided to spend a week in England in January.  “It will be cold and miserable.  You will be soaked through the second you step outside.  It will rain non-stop.” Needless to say, I was naturally thrilled as a result, when… Read More ›

RT: 20 Things That Change After Living In China

From the girl who produced the controversial, yet wildly popular on social media, article about 23 Things To Do at 23 Instead of Getting Engaged comes another list.  This one has a bit more relevance to this blog, so I decided to share it. And as I am about to head out of China for… Read More ›

RT: Life After China

The World of Chinese wrote this great post recently about reverse culture shock.  As I am about to head off for a month of exploring the great historical sites (and the pizza shops) of Italy, I can’t help but wonder whether I will feel the same way as I leave Shanghai and arrive in a… Read More ›