Packing a Year into 35 Seconds

So, I am writing this post from Japan where Alex and I will be for a couple of days before coming home. Check back in for more on Japan next week 🙂 In the meantime, check out this pretty fun time-lapse video of the hour and a half it took me to pack up all … Continue reading Packing a Year into 35 Seconds

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Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

*Warning this post contains spoilers.* At the end of last week, I was a bit sad. Sure Daenerys still has two dragons, but now a tale of ice and fire is getting closer and closer. In honor of the two remaining dragons, I went out and bought two dragonfruit. Like my discovery post about mangosteens, here … Continue reading Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

The Chinese Secret to Good Skin

While traveling I always think it's a fun idea to pop into supermarkets and see what's similar and different from home. In the U.K. I loved the descriptions of things-- packages wouldn't advertise plain old strawberries, they were "delicious, fragrant strawberries." Strolling down the beauty aisle in China, you'll see the usual suspects-- shampoo, conditioner, … Continue reading The Chinese Secret to Good Skin