Life in Cape Town (so far)

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 by BreAnn

Life in Cape Town (so far) Time sure has flown by… James and I have been living in Cape Town, South Africa for a couple months so far, and many of you have probably been wondering how it is here: is there a lot of crime? Are wild animals roaming around outside? How is James’ […]

Australia facts: Are Australians the happiest people on earth?

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by BreAnn

You might think Australia is much like the US, and in some ways it IS. However, the more research I did about the country (and finding out about their minimum FOUR weeks of vacation per year!), and the more time I spent in everyday life with friends in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, the more I […]

Forty percent of all Vietnamese share the same family name… and other interesting Vietnam facts.

Posted on June 26th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we landed in Hanoi, Vietnam, we stepped into the 90-degree humid weather, and the city was bustling with HUNDREDS of motorbikes all around us… our senses were definitely peaked!  Vietnam is a colorful country with a lot of history and a lot of character. It’s important to look into the country’s statistics and information […]

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 […]

Japanese children get HALF the summer vacation Americans do . . . and other interesting facts about Japan!

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by BreAnn

Whenever I travel to a new country, I always like learning about the culture, the people, the country. And one of the reasons I love to write this blog is to educate people about the culture and differences in other countries, and perhaps motivate and inspire you all to travel to foreign destinations to explore […]

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