Author: Jill Wigert

Edinburgh Photo Tour

We’ve been having the best luck with beautiful weather in Edinburgh! We are staying with Martin’s aunt and uncle – the last time we were here was 11 years ago!  We are having fun...

Euro Trip

Let the Summer Eurotrip Begin!

Our first day in Rotterdam, Netherlands has left us utterly exhausted. We walked around the city all day long and jet lag is catching up to us. As I type this, my body thinks...

Breaking Routines

When we first moved to China, 11 months ago, I was terrified about falling into a routine and yet I desperately needed a break from the constant motion and change of travel. As humans...

Ancient Chinese Communes – Fujian Tulou

The sun hadn’t yet started its gentle rise by the time we awoke. Rubbing the sleep from our eyes Martin and I briskly walked to the metro station in the drizzling rain. With our two...

Living in China – FAQs

Martin and I have been living in Shenzhen for almost 10 months. Many people are curious about what it’s like to live here, so I thought I would answer a few common questions about...

Naked and Alone in a Japanese Hot Tub

We hadn’t slept at all when we landed in Tokyo at 8:00 a.m. Was it a mistake to take the 4-hour red-eye flight from Hong Kong? Then, I spotted a coffee shop. The world...

Macau: Am I in China or Portugal?

I had three whole days off. I had forgotten how precious three days off in a row could be. With working overtime and taking on two extra projects, I desperately needed a break. We...