Tag Archives: Study Abroad

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Why You Should Date People Who Have Studied or Lived Abroad

I recently came across an article on GoOverseas.com titled Why You Should Date A Girl Who Studied Abroad. While the article is specifically written for men, I think a lot of her points can be used to describe a wide … Continue reading

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I’m Famous!!! (Again)

The new Alliance China brochure is out and my photo of yurts in Xinjiang is featured on the cover! Check it out by clicking the link below, as well as my quote on page 12. http://issuu.com/allianceglobaled/docs/2014_ag_china_brochure_final It’s so great to … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award and My Favorite Blogs

A few days ago, I was nominated for the Liebster Award by R., the writer of the blog China Elevator Stories. Basically, this award is a pay-it-forward blogger award, in which you answer 11 questions, post 11 facts about yourself, and … Continue reading

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798

In my last few days in Beijing, Mark, Yoko and I went to 798 or Qijiuba, as pronounced in Chinese. 798 is Beijing’s hip art district, with exhibitions, cafes, shops and graffiti. I had always wanted to go to 798 when I … Continue reading

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Shuai Shuai: Homestay Visit

Last year, when I studied abroad with the Alliance for Global Education in Beijing, a few of the students opted to do a home stay. One of my classmates, Yoko, had a home stay with a 3-year-old host brother nick-named Shuai … Continue reading

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Trip to Tianjin

  My first full weekend in Beijing, Suzy invited Mark and I to stay with her and her family in Tianjin for the weekend. Tianjin is a very large city right near Beijing, and by train, you can get there … Continue reading

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Awkward China Moments

A list of awkward moments I have only ever encountered in China: Your boss tells you to eat more, when you already have food in your mouth You walk down the street and everyone is staring at you, and your … Continue reading

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My First Real Apartment!

While my first night in China was a little less than welcoming, I woke up the next morning excited to finally get settled. The nice thing about jet lag is that it makes me a morning person! -Which I am … Continue reading

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“Welcome to Beijing…”

For those of you that haven’t heard, I’m officially in China! It’s my third full day in China and I’ve already moved into an apartment and found a job (I’ve been busy). But before I tell you all about what … Continue reading

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