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Korea to DC: Surprising Mom For Christmas

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I’ve lived abroad for the vast majority of my adult life, and one thing I’ve always wanted to do was surprise my mom for Christmas one year. Well, this year was the year! After conspiring for months with my sister and getting our mom’s boyfriend in on the scheme, I managed to sneak home from […]

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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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Lunar New Year In Beijing (Happy Year of The Monkey!)

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Though while it’s already Year of the Monkey for a full day in the Eastern part of the world, it’s just midday on our first day of Lunar New Year here in the Western Hemisphere. Celebrations are in cities, towns, and villages all over the world and with good reason. Lunar New Year (aka Chinese […]

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