We had plans to go to Shanghai in January 2020, but COVID got in the way and we cancelled. It had always been one of my goals to visit the most populated city in China. With COVID preventing us from leaving the country for Christmas 2020, my friends and family decided to make the best … Continue reading Shanghai Adventure: Christmas and Covid
November and December were so busy for us that I completely forgot to update my posts for MONTHS. We were enjoying more relaxed COVID regulations, having all of our staff finally show up on campus, and visiting fun places like the Great Wall and Shanghai! I even finally got to see the Beijing Pants!! November … Continue reading Beijing Expat November and December 2020
This month's update will be a little shorter than previous months, mostly because it has been our first full month that we have been in school. I have been busy getting back to my old routine and helping the new teachers get accustomed to Kaiwen. We made some time for some fun, but mostly we … Continue reading Beijing Expat: September 2020
Towards the beginning of October, we used our one-week national holiday to take a trip up north to the desert and grasslands of Inner Mongolia! This trip had everything. FCN was our guide once more up to the area just south of the country of Mongolia on our 3-day excursion. The grasslands We had tried … Continue reading Our Inner Mongolia Adventure!
My family and I took a weekend vacation in the middle of September to the province Zhengzhou. We were going to see locations that were over 1,500 years old! Not only that, but we were going to take our very first bullet train! It had been a while since we had left Beijing province and … Continue reading The Birthplace of Kung Fu: Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes