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.
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
So it turns out I’m actually going to stay in China for a little while longer… … More August 10: An announcement?
29 days left in China. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. But actually, I’m quickly coming up on the end of my year in China. It’s time to start preparing to go home. In my last post, I wrote about all of the things that I need to do before leaving China, and I’ve finally started … More July 24: The Countdown is On!