For our 5-day May break, we finally had the opportunity to live out one of my dreams since moving to China, going to Guilin! It is known as the most gorgeous location in China and FCN has finally offered a trip when we can go! Honestly, it is the best trip we have taken since … Continue reading Our Beautiful Guilin Adventure!
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
At the end of last month, we got the awful news that our apartment building had been purchased by the Chinese government and would be torn down to rubble. We had 30 days to find a new place to live, pack up, and move. I will share with you the difficult journey it was to … Continue reading Beijing Apartment Hunt 2.0
Countdown: 10 hours THIS IS IT! After 7 months of time and preparation, we are finally hopping onto the plane to LA and then Beijing! The past 2 1/2 weeks have been filled with errands, cleaning, panicing, and tears. Seriously, if I never have to look at another bucket or brush I will die happy. … Continue reading Countdown Until the Journey Begins 5
Countdown: 20 days Oh. My. Gosh. Less than three weeks before our move to China and I have never been so busy. Despite not having a job the last month (WOO! Summer!), my days have been filled with hour-long phone calls, errands, and family bonding time. I have so many lists of things that we … Continue reading Countdown Until the Journey Begins 4