Families in China are limited to having one child!— And other interesting China facts

Posted on June 6th, 2013 by BreAnn

I’m always fascinated and intrigued when I research facts and statistics about all these countries we are visiting, and China has been one of the most interesting and different so far. Between their one-child policy, socialist/communist government, and even silly things like, “Why do many of the children wear open crotch pants in public?,” there […]

Beautiful and quaint Yangshou, China: Thrown into culture head first!

Posted on June 4th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we arrived to the quaint little town of Yangshou, China, we were faced head-on with Chinese culture and small town life. Experiencing markets that sell live animals and dog meat, learning how to dodge traffic like we were characters in “frogger,” and enjoying a home cooked meal with a Chinese family…. Yea, this was […]

Our great adventure of food poisoning, hiking, and FOG!

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by BreAnn

So there we were in Hong Kong for eight days, and it was time to move on to mainland China. We weren’t exactly sure what to expect in this brand new country, but we figured it wouldn’t be as much as a “breeze” as Hong Kong was. Our first stop in mainland China was Guangzhou […]

Internet Censorship in China: NO access to Facebook?!

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by BreAnn

Hello from Vietnam! Yes, six weeks in China have flown by and we’re already in a new country. Wow… How did that happen so quickly? Confused? Well, you may have been wondering why you haven’t heard much about our experiences in China yet since we’ve been there most of April and May. And there’s a […]

Common everyday questions: Answered!

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 by BreAnn

How is it sleeping in a new bed every few days?  How do you get foreign currency in each new country? Are you guys “killing” each other after 3 months of every-waking-minute together?? We’ve gotten a lot of common everyday questions like these from friends and family—and other fellow travelers—in the past few months, and […]

Have YOU traveled internationally on your own?

Posted on May 20th, 2013 by James

Readers of this blog have brought it to my attention recently that I have not contributed any posts yet.  Well, actually, I wouldn’t say that they brought it to my attention as much as they reminded me of what I already knew I was doing (or not doing, to be more accurate).  The truth is […]

Our Experience: Top 10 things to do in Hong Kong

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we stepped off the Hong Kong airport bus on April 5th into the VERY VERY HUMID air, crowded by more people than we could imagine, and bright lights and signs in every direction we looked, our senses were definitely overwhelmed! We were excited to learn more about this city and get out and explore. […]

Hong Kong: Where 16,576 people per square mile live! . . . and more interesting facts

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by BreAnn

Hong Kong . . . is it part of China, or a country of its own? Well, the answer is both. Kind of. When we arrived in Hong Kong on April 5, we had this same question, plus MANY more curiosities about this new, exciting city. And when we stepped off the bus from the […]

Traveling around the world: Not as “romantic” as you’d think!

Posted on April 29th, 2013 by BreAnn

What comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “trip around the world”?  Most people think about being “magically whisked away” from home, coasting away from country to country, sampling all different types of amazing cuisine, sharing a bottle of cabernet on cute restaurant patios, hiking through majestic mountains, experiencing dancing and singing from […]

Q & A with James, Interview #1

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by BreAnn

So we’ve been traveling for almost 3 months now. . . . and we’re approaching the 2 month mark since we left the United States. If you’ve been an avid reader of our blog, you may have noticed that all the posts have been from me, BreAnn. Sure, the posts I write are ABOUT James […]

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