Living Abroad in China

Making a big life change is pretty scary, but you know what's even scarier... regret! Living abroad is hard no matter where you are in the world, however what I know as living abroad is completely different to what I expected from when I left home. Before the move to China in July 2018, I... Continue Reading →

Learning Chinese

Nǐ hǎo! Wǒ jiào Ashleigh. Wǒ zhù zài zhōngguó nánjīng. Wǒ huì shuō yīdiǎn zhōngwén. Wǒ zhèngzài xuéxí shuō zhōngwén. In translation... "Hello! My name is Ashleigh. I live in Nanjing, China. I can speak a little Chinese. I am learning to speak Chinese." Chinese is a very interesting yet very complicated language to learn.... Continue Reading →

Tackling Hong Kong

2019 has started off with a bang… as well as a few flights and train trips around! We have made sure that we take advantage of how close we are to everything and how easy it is getting from one place to the other. March rolled around and it was someone’s 26th birthday! So, as you... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2018

Not your typical Christmas this year. As much as we’re in China and the Chinese don’t celebrate Christmas, they’ve adopted multiple different western traditions. By having this, it made December and Christmas feel a lot more like home than it would have been. To make things normal we did the same things that we would... Continue Reading →

Teaching in China

So we have been in China for 5 almost 6 months so we have been teaching for just about 5 months or a little longer. At fist it is the scariest thing ever because you have 12 sets of eyes staring at you. Half of the time when they are the in the younger stages,... Continue Reading →

Birthday Month

So last month was my birthday and it turned out not to be just a birthday, it was a birthday month. One day we were sitting on the couch just watching some TV, it was probably the beginning of September and Undies suggested to me ‘why don’t we go to Shanghai for your birthday’ seeing... Continue Reading →

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