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After numerous trips around the world where we found ourselves weighed down by countless bags and struggling to pull our overstuffed luggage from place to place, we finally decided we needed to get smarter about how and what we packed. Last year we spent 5 weeks traveling through SE Asia and were determined we would […]

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While Megan and Jamie returned to Shanghai to enjoy time with visiting relatives, our little family stuck around Yangshuo for a few more days. Bicycle rides through the picturesque farmland made up the majority of our final two days in this mountainous paradise. We had no agenda, and enjoyed leisurely exploring and taking photos. Day […]

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We just wrapped up our final Spring Break in China (where does the time go?!), and spent the first five days of our holiday exploring the enchanting countryside of Yangshuo (pronounced Yong- shwoh). Yangshuo is a county of Guilin City in Guangxi, a region of southern China. It is becoming increasingly well-known for its breathtaking […]

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We learned about Harbin’s International Snow and Ice Festival when we first moved to Shanghai. For the next few years we played the, “Hey, we should plan a trip to Harbin,” game with our friends, where we all excitedly talked about it, but never actually got around to planning anything. Knowing we were leaving China […]

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