I’ve got big, big plans up my sleeve. The clock is ticking, and with every click of the clock I am closer to starting my one month of travel through some of the hottest spots in western China (not literally hot—they are actually some of the colder places in China!).
Hi, I’m Eric from Tucson, Arizona. I live in Washington, DC and next month I will begin work as a strategic research consultant for Education Advisory Board, a professional services firm serving colleges and universities.
Hello. I am called Andrea. I have also been called “auntie,” “sister,” “daughter,” “friend,” and other things that I just can’t mention in this blog. I originate from New Hampshire, the United States. I have lived in Costa Rica and now in China, as have I travelled to the Dominican Republic, Chile, and most recently, Thailand, Nepal, Vietnam, and Canada. My thirst for travel is never quenched. The more I travel, the more I want to travel! It is a sentiment that, if you are reading this blog, you probably have in common with me.
Who were the best teachers you had at school? Probably not the teacher who bored you to tears! Was it the teacher who let you get away with chatting to friends all class? Or the one who was passionate, inspirational and engaging? Those teachers who gave us a lasting impression are the ones who had clear goals in the classroom. In other words, they had a teaching philosophy.
One thing that’s surprised me about living in China is how easy it is to get around by train and the number of weekend trips it’s possible to do. Teachers at York regularly head to cities like Shanghai and Hong Kong, and go hiking at scenic sites like the Yellow Mountains in Anhui Province or Wuyishan in Fujian Province.