The month of May was filled with good and bad news. In China, I am able to start seeing friends and coworkers regularly, as well as go out more for food and good times. Unfortunately though, as China continues to get better in terms of the Coronavirus, the rest of the world is still trying … Continue reading Beijing Expat: May 2020
Moving to China! What Should I Do Before I Go?
Moving to another country involves a lot of preparation ahead of time! It involves a lot more than just getting a job and buying a plane ticket. From my experiences, I compiled a list of things you should check before heading to China! Visa China's visa process is very tough, especially for those looking to … Continue reading Moving to China! What Should I Do Before I Go?
Beijing Expat: March 2020 Quarantine and Coronavirus
March was a great family-bonding month for us! It was our first full month together as a family since December and we lived it to the fullest. We spent half of the month exploring Cambodia and the last half of the month in self-quarantine. Especially since everything in the world seems so unsure right now, … Continue reading Beijing Expat: March 2020 Quarantine and Coronavirus
Beijing Subways: A guide on transportation around Beijing
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
Christmas 2019: A Thailand Adventure Part One
This year is my family's first Christmas away from the United States. We decided to join a few other teachers from my school on a trip to the island of Phuket in Thailand for a 5 day vacation. This sunny, island paradise was a welcomed adventure and our first opportunity to get out of China … Continue reading Christmas 2019: A Thailand Adventure Part One