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Writer. Traveler. Tea Drinker.
I started this blog as a place to write down my observations and thoughts as I live and explore a new culture. But more than that bloggers have helped me in many aspects of my life (budget bloggers, travel bloggers, entrepreneur bloggers) and I wanted to pay it forward. I have learned a lot about teaching in china, traveling and just living the life of my own choosing. I thought I could share my experiences and information and hopefully inspire people as other have done for me.
Most Recent Posts from Writer. Traveler. Tea Drinker.
So I’m still stuck in America. It’s been a month so culture shock is a thing of the past (people are back to being assholes and driving like maniacs.) Basically I’m homesick for China. Very homesick, and to make myself feel better I’ve been looking for Chinese things in America. But, just like American things … Continue reading »
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 6:07 pm
There’s a new book out about a western woman asian man relationship and I was lucky enough to get a review copy ahead of time to tell you, my dear readers, about. And even cooler I was picked to give away one of the free books! Woot! But I’mma gonna make you read my review … Continue reading »
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 9:25 am
I think we’ve all had a friend who went to England for the summer, and came back with a terrible fake accent. Or the totally white friend (who can’t speak another language and has never been out of the country) who says Puerto Rico with deep rolling R’s and a strong accent. Little things that make … Continue reading »
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:10 pm
So I’ve been home a few days and it’s definitely weird. Here are some of the biggest things I’ve noticed. No one is looking at me, but everyone’s paying attention I’ve said again and again how much I dislike being stared at in China. What I haven’t said though, is how there is a certain … Continue reading »
Posted on 11 July 2014 | 2:30 pm
So I’m home now. Jet-laggy and culture shocked. I’ll write about that in a bit, but I first want to write about my last few days in Lin’an. With just six days left after my Hangzhou bash, I had finally reached the center of my onion. I had been peeling the layers down closer and closer … Continue reading »
Posted on 8 July 2014 | 10:42 am