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!
When my family moved to China, we packed 6 suitcases full of stuff. We had looked up everything that we thought would be difficult to obtain in China and wanted to be prepared! But once we got here, I realized that we definitely overdid it. This post is also meant to break the news gently … Continue reading Moving to China! Can I Buy My Necessities There?
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
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
PLEASE NOTE: This is only from my personal experience and research while engaging in the process of international teaching. Requirements may change over time, please be sure to do your own research before beginning your adventure! If you had told me 24 months ago that I would be living in an apartment in Beijing, China … Continue reading Can you Teach Around the World?: An Informational Guide