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Fish Is Fast: How To Get International Deliveries For Cheap Abroad

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Every now and again there comes a time in every expat’s life when you want or need something from your home country. And there’s always that moment shortly thereafter when you cry a little bit inside about the fact it’s going to cost an arm and a leg in order to have a friend or […]

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Getting An Illegal Tattoo in Korea

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The first thing to know about getting a tattoo in Korea is that it’s most likely illegal. How’s that for an opening line? See, tattooing is only legal in Korea if the tattoo artist is a licensed doctor, as they’re the only ones allowed to legally handle needles of any kind. Now, there are PLENTY […]

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A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Magical Shopping! How To Dress Like a Wizard (& Witch!)

A Muggle's Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: How To Dress Like a Wizard (& Witch!)

Throughout the whole Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter series, we’ve received a number of comments on our outfits. Alston and I tend to dress up in some fashion whenever we go to parks, be it as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, BB8 & R2D2 a la 1920s, or a very casual Minnie Mouse […]

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What To Expect At Shanghai Disneyland

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The newest Disney park on the block is the megalith Disneyland in Shanghai. Not only is it the largest Disney park in the world at 963 acres (that’s THREE TIMES the size of Hong Kong Disneyland), it also has the tallest and biggest castle at a staggering 196 feet. It’s based off The Beast’s castle […]

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How I Saved $3k By Going To The Dentist In South Korea

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I have saved over $3,000 in Korea. No, it’s not from penny pinching and transferring money home (although I do that too), no, it’s because I went to the dentist. Yup. The dentist. Dental care in South Korea is cheap. It’s not insanely cheap, no, but it’s much cheaper than back home in the United […]

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Learning Korean With Talk To Me In Korean: Hangeul

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안녕하세요! It’s coming up on two months in Korea. It feels like two years and at the same time only two weeks. Moving to a new country, especially one that speaks a different language, is a stressful time. Even visiting a country where you can’t read or write the language can be a nightmare. That’s […]

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How To Conquer Disneyland & California Adventure in 24 Hours

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When I mentioned I had never been to the original Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Alston was so aghast that Disney Adventures was born. From just that statement, that hole in my childhood (or really, life in general), a grand adventure began. Disneyland actually comprises of two individual parks: Disneyland and California Adventure. While the first, […]

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Moving Abroad: It’s OK To Be Afraid

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It’s officially less than a week until I move to South Korea. I haven’t even begun packing, and despite genuinely being excited for this new chapter in my life, I wonder why it is I’ve put off actually preparing for it. Maybe it’s because I’m older now and I’ve really thought hard about this decision? […]

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