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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.
How times flies! It seems like only yesterday I was announcing my writer’s retreat and here it is all over and done with. It was the first time I have attempted one of these in the place I live, and I was successful I thought I’d share my strategy with you. Make it Public I … Continue reading »
Posted on 23 February 2015 | 1:30 pm
Some things are too funny to let pass unremarked upon. One of the latest gems comes from the People’s Daily, a government run newspaper. Lately, and with very good reason, Chinese tourists have been in the news. In 2013 a teenager grafffit’d a 3,500 year old Egyptian temple. Then there was the family that let … Continue reading »
Posted on 21 February 2015 | 4:13 am
So I was nominated for the lotus blossom award! It’s for bloggers who write about Chinese love, given by Jeff over at my-new-chinese-love.com. Please, please, PLEASE vote for me. It’s super easy, no registration or e-mail required. Just go to this website and click “Writer. Traveler. Tea Drinker.” and hit submit. It should take you … Continue reading »
Posted on 18 February 2015 | 4:58 am
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: being in China for Chinese New years (more aptly named Spring Festival) is a nightmare. It’s the largest human migration and more than a billion people travel to see their family. Of course they can’t all travel on one day, so there is actually a two-week … Continue reading »
Posted on 17 February 2015 | 3:31 pm
A new report was released regarding expats in China. According to UniGroup Relocation, a moving company, twice as many expats are leaving China as entering. The largest group of expats leaving China? Americans. This has been starting conversations on all sorts of expat message boards and blogs. (I personally feel the survey is a bit … Continue reading »
Posted on 14 February 2015 | 3:18 am