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added on 18/12/2012 by: nicolewebb
A former News Reader with Sky News Australia, Nicole upped stumps on a wing and a prayer to relocate to Hong Kong with her hotelier husband four years ago. Mint Mocha Musings has been pivotal in bringing Hong Kong to life with humorous and entertaining tales of an hotelier's wife: an expat affair! Now, a move to deepest darkest China is imminent. Mint Mocha Musings is moving to Xi'an and this is where the expat adventure really begins! Stay tuned!
 tags: 11, Asian Adventures, Expat Encounters, Hotel Confessions, Media Matters
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Today like so many of you, my heart is heavy….the pit of my stomach hollow. The Sydney siege is playing on my mind. Glued to the television like thousands, maybe millions of others, I watched the tragic events unfold before me on...
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Ni Hao Xi’an: The Birth Place of Ancient Civilisation  Posted on 12/04/2014
Warning: this is not a history lesson but it may involve the words ancient, museum, monuments, ruins and dynasties! Three months into this relationship, it’s time we learned a little bit about the new city in my life and its colorful...
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