In case you missed my last post, I’ve officially decided to leave China at the end of my teaching contract. I’ve received a lot of questions about what leaving means and why I had to decide so early. Due to the visa process and the replacement process, my company requires us to decide between our … More July 2: The Leaving Process
Summer is finally here in Shanghai! … More June 4: Summer!
Welcome back! In the past week, my life in China has changed quite a bit! I went from living with 4 other roommates and 1 cat to living with 3 roommates and 2 cats. 4 Roommates Last week, one of my roommates semi-officially moved out of our apartment. She is moving into another apartment in … More March 27: A Rescue Mission
新年快樂! (Xīn nián kuài lè! Happy New Year!) HAPPY OFFICIAL NEW YEAR FROM SHANGHAI! Now that the Lunar New Year has passed, it is officially 2019 and the Year of the Pig in China (and also all around Asia)! Typically, for Chinese people, this time is all about going back to their hometowns, spending time … More February 7: Lunar New Year
Merry Christmas from Shanghai!! My life has been crazy this month, which I will catch you all up on in the next week. But for now, here’s how I’m celebrating Christmas!!! I have about a thousand pictures to post, so scroll to the bottom for those! Note: they don’t celebrate Christmas in China, so many … More December 23: Christmas in Shanghai!
Here’s all of the new updates in my life! … More December 5: Major Updates
I have been in China for close to three months now and obviously there’s a lot of things I haven’t done yet. One of those things was leaving Shanghai. I literally had never left the city, so I decided to change that. This past weekend (Wednesday and Thursday), I went to Hangzhou. (Get ready for … More November 9: Weekend in Hangzhou
I’ve been in China for quite a while, and my work schedule is finally regular. I have my own classes and I’m almost (in like 3 more days) finished with my probation period. So, I thought I would share with you all what my typical day looks like! Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays: I wake up … More October 16: A typical day
Another week, another post! Sorry I didn’t post last week, but there wasn’t a whole lot going on in my life here in Shanghai. One weird thing I realized though: I’ve been in Shanghai for almost 6 weeks! Other than working almost everyday, my roommates and I have been getting used to our new apartment … More September 29: Almost 6 weeks later
I’ve been in Shanghai for a little under 2 weeks now, and things are all starting to come together. Today was our last day of training at headquarters and we start at our centers on Thursday! I’m really excited to finally get into the classroom. While being busy with work and figuring out normal life … More September 3: Apartments, work, new friends