I know I haven’t been back in MN for long, but I figured it was time to move again. … More August 3, 2020: The 5th move since the start of 2019.
Teaching online has become pretty common for a lot of people! Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a digital nomad, or just want to make some extra cash, teaching online can be great! Here are some things to consider before deciding if teaching online English is right for you! Do you have consistent wifi? Do you … More Is Teaching English Online Right for You?
The 3-day rule is not what you might think. You don’t have to wait 3-days after a date to call (just call). My 3-day traveling rule is this: When you’re backpacking (or traveling to multiple places on 1 trip), you should only spend 3 days in each city. Why? 3 days is the perfect amount of … More Traveling: The 3-day rule?
Hello friends and family! I’m coming home! Surprise!!! (I’m not joking this time) If you haven’t been following my blog for long, here are all of the posts I wrote last time I said I was coming home. I didn’t think I needed to rewrite them all. July 2: The Leaving Process July 24: The … More December 6: Coming Home (for real this time)
Hello friends! I’m on vacation! My first stop is Beijing. Here’s what I did: (Due to the number of pictures, this post will look best if you open it in a new window) Day 1: Hutongs, Tiananmen Square, and The Forbidden City I woke up early to take the train from Shanghai to Beijing. It … More Beijing in 2.5 days
When I came to China last August, I made a bucket list of things I wanted to do here before leaving someday. Today, I was looking back to see how many of those things I’ve done so far. 1. See at least 5 cities in China As of today, I’ve been to Shanghai (obviously), Hangzhou, … More November 6: The China Bucket List
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! For Halloween, we celebrated by having two parties at my school. Here are a bunch of my favorite pictures! N
Hello! After a couple of quiet months, I figured it was time for an update! The biggest news is that I’m finally getting my passport back after a long visa renewal process. Basically, I haven’t had a passport since the second week of August, and without one, I can’t even leave Shanghai. Since I’m getting … More October 16, 2019: Vacation Plans
Hello again! It’s me: your favorite out of work English teacher living in China! I’ve officially been not working for 2 weeks, and I have 1 to go. I’m so bored. I don’t even have my passport, so I can’t actually leave the city. This past week has also been very stressful as I was … More September 6: So much and so little happening
I’ve officially been in China for over a year! Here’s what’s new in my life: Apartment I’m moved into my new apartment, and so far, I really like it! I’m about a 15-minute bike ride or 20-minute bus ride to work. I’m also not terribly far out of the center of the city, so I … More August 27: After the 1-year mark