Author Archives: Stu

Green Fire Farm

For the month of July we were farmers. We woke up at 5:30am, worked 10-hour days, were surrounded by beauty, and ate the best produce of our lives. As most of you know, we want to start a farm. Working … Continue reading

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Tochigi, Japan

We are now several weeks behind on our blog posts. As of this writing, we have been in Hoopa, CA for a week, starting our one month of working on an organic farm. However, right now I will tell you … Continue reading

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So Much Tokyo, So Little Time

We’ve both wanted to go to Tokyo for years. From the pop culture on steroids, to giant arcades with the latest games that you can’t get in the States, to the food… what’s not to like about Tokyo, before even … Continue reading

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Tips for Learning Mandarin Chinese

Author’s note to the reader: This post deviates from the standard on this blog as it is mostly text and is a guide for other learners rather than a story about our travels. We’ve included striking signs for your amusement.  … Continue reading

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Natural Beauty of Taiwan

During the week, we live in a small apartment in what must be one of the most crowded cities in the world. Taipei is also home to many motor scooters, cars, subways, buses… all of which can leave one feeling … Continue reading

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