After three years in China, it was finally time to go back home to the states! I have a job lined up in Virginia and we headed back home in July! But preparing everything to come back was so difficult, I am glad we were able to accomplish everything. I thought I could write a … Continue reading Things to do BEFORE you leave China!
It has been a busy 2021! So much so, that I haven't exactly kept up with the blog as much as I would have liked. But no worries! I have been sure to gather as much info over these past few months to let you know what the expats in Beijing have been up to! … Continue reading Beijing Expat: January and February 2021
Before I moved to China, I did a lot of research as to what apps/technology were commonly used there. China is way ahead of the curve in using technology for their daily life. Still, I wasn't fully prepared for how much I would rely on my phone. Back home, I used my phone to communicate … Continue reading Moving to China! What Apps/Technology Will I Need? An Informational Guide
Since the weather has warmed up a bit in Beijing, we decided to join a few other teachers on a FCN trip to Gubei Watertown. This town borders a portion of the Great Wall and is almost 400 years old! The old stone streets and rivers cutting through the town adds to its seemingly ancient … Continue reading Gubei Watertown Adventure
My family and I have been officially living in Beijing, China for 4 1/2 months. We have learned so much being here and are still learning more everyday. I have already written a post about some of the culture shock we had been experiencing a few months ago. However, since then I have seen even … Continue reading Chinese Culture Shock #2