Leaving China

Leaving China

The first time I left China it was for good. My wife and I worked as teachers at York English for over a year, and it was an incredible time. We travelled, made lifelong friends, had wild new experiences, and lived a type of carefree existence few will have the pleasure of knowing. We were also able to save enough money during this time to fund a journey that would take us around south-east Asia, Italy, Scotland, England, and France.

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Christmas in China

Christmas in China

In recent years, the Christmas tradition as we know it has been slowly gaining popularity here in China. However, most people in China do not celebrate as people do in the West. In fact, most Chinese people do not celebrate Christmas at all, it’s not even a public holiday!

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What to Pack When Moving to China | Top 10 things I’m glad I brought with me

What to Pack When Moving to China | Top 10 things I’m glad I brought with me

Deciding what to pack for moving to China was difficult, it has to fit in just two suitcases and a carry-on, it can’t exceed 120lbs total, and I’ll be here at least a year! Some things are obvious – clothes, a camera, a laptop. But how to use that last bit of spare space in the suitcase wisely? What to pack when moving to China – these are the top 10 things I’m glad I decided to bring!

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Interview with Bryce

Interview with Bryce

My name is Bryce. I’m from the United States. Following my time at York from 2011 to 2014, I went back to school to obtain a master’s degree in clinical psychology and I am currently a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology.

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Interview with Eric Skuse

Interview with Eric Skuse

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.

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A Walk in the Park | by Andrea Russell

A Walk in the Park | by Andrea Russell

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.

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