Monthly Archives: September 2013

Midnight Bus Rides and Hostage Suitcases

After a crazy day of shipping all of my things from Beijing to Shanghai and Ningbo (except for my Rick Steve’s travel backpack) Yoko and I were off to Xining, Qinghai! Qinghai is a large province north of Sichuan and … Continue reading

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Overheard in China

Happy Sunday! In order to procrastinate unpacking, doing laundry and making rosters for my twenty classes, here is a list of funny quotes I’ve heard in China: Suzzy: S: “Owww! I have a blue thing like you on my leg!!”  … Continue reading

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Mooncakes Mooncakes and More Mooncakes

Happy Mid Autumn Festival Everyone! The full moon is high in the sky and I am surrounded by more mooncakes than anyone could ever eat. I just got back from a quick trip to Hong Kong to get my work … Continue reading

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Stuff Suzzy Says

Having a Chinese friend, especially one that speaks English fluently, can be a fantastic introduction to life and culture in China. I’ve had a few Chinese friends while in China, but none as good as Suzzy. Suzzy, after only knowing … Continue reading

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Chinese Healthcare: Butt Shots and Intestinal Spasms

While I’ve already started posting about my life here in Beijing, I couldn’t leave out the last month or so, when I traveled to Qinghai, Tibet, Nepal, Hongkong and Guangzhou! The last few weeks in Beijing were a stressful blur. … Continue reading

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What Does the Fox Say?

Since my last post was such a downer, I wanted to provide a quick update, as well as some entertaining videos for you all. I decided to stay at my school for the year. I’ve been slowly working through all … Continue reading

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I Guess I’m Not As Cool As I Thought I Was

读万卷书不如行万里路 “Reading ten thousand books is not as useful as traveling ten thousand miles.” -Chinese proverb It has been an interesting few days, but I have safely arrived in Ningbo… kind of. Not to skip the last month of traveling and … Continue reading

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