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Mary Richardson

Mary Richardson is a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia. She currently lives in Okinawa, Japan, where she is a tour guide and travel writer. Read her stories at worldcurioustraveler.wordpress.com/.

10 places to move abroad and extend your life

Expat friendships: Do they survive the return home?

Visiting a local fortune teller in Okinawa, Japan

Is a home stay right for you?

5 reasons to teach abroad short term before making a commitment

A Japanese baby shower lost in translation

Travel jobs: Working internationally with Club Med

7 tips for moving overseas with a pet

Love and expat marriage: Finding identity as a trailing spouse

What Ikebana taught me about Japanese culture

What NOT to do in Okinawa

My month of living adventurously

Matador Life Food Week begins with a lovely bolognese

A shopper’s guide to Shanghai

How to: Hitchhike in Southern Africa – 15 tips

My day of African justice