While my family was in Cambodia, we had the chance to visit many different tourist attractions in both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Some were amazing and some were a little disappointing. I decided to write a piece that discusses the good and bad, hoping to help those decide whether they should go, or no! … Continue reading Cambodian Tourist Attractions: Go or No?
During the Covid-19 scare in Asia, my family decided to leave China for a few weeks and head to the Southeastern country known as the Kingdom of Cambodia. We were there for 2 weeks living in the capital of the country, Phnom Penh and got to learn a lot about the culture of Cambodia. It … Continue reading Cambodian Culture Shock
We decided to use our break from school to our benefit and decided to take a 2 week trip outside of China. We had fewer options due to the Coronavirus outbreak, but the one country Korey has always wanted to visit was still open: Cambodia. A smaller Southeastern Asian country, Cambodia holds the largest religious … Continue reading Angkor Wat: Our Cambodian Adventure
My month of February in Beijing was an interesting time. Almost every aspect of our lives was in some way effected by the virus. This post will discuss how those in Beijing are doing this last month as the preventative measures taken by China continue. Beijing has been encouraging people to stay home and I … Continue reading Beijing Expat: February 2020 Coronavirus continued
This month has been the most eventful, with both ups and downs. We experienced our first Spring Festival (Chinese Lunar New Year) and our first real struggles as expats in China! I hope this helps others understand what they are really signing up for as being an international expat! Happy Birthday to me! The beginning … Continue reading Beijing Expat: January 2020, Coronavirus and more!
It has been over 6 months since my family and I made the move to China. While we have become more familiar with some of the earlier mentioned aspects of culture shock, we are still being introduced to other examples while trying to assimilate. I thought I would run a third installment of this series … Continue reading Chinese Culture Shock #3
Honestly, I was so scared to use the Beijing subway system for so many reasons. First reason, I have never used a subway before and wasn't comfortable using one. Secondly, I was worried about the language barrier and being trapped somewhere far from home. Now that I have used the subway system in Beijing, I … Continue reading Beijing Subways: A guide on transportation around Beijing