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!
For my birthday (late January) during the Spring Festival, my husband and I decided to go to the Summer Palace! We had been planning to go for so long but kept getting derailed, now it was finally our chance! Because we went a few days after New Years. The palace was empty and our tour … Continue reading Our Summer Palace Adventure!
During our Spring Festival Break (also known as the Chinese Lunar New Year) my husband and I decided to head out and explore the center of Beijing! While many attractions were closed due to the break, we were excited to find out that all of the parks surrounding the Forbidden City (now the Palace Museum) … Continue reading Beihai, Jingshan, and Zhongshan Parks