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 →

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 →

Year of the Pig

So, in China, Chinese New Year is not the same as it is for Western Cultures, being the 1st of January… the exact date changes every year. This year it fell in February, which is a weird concept that the new year can start in the second month of the year, but I guess China... 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 →

Making China Home

So, settling in China is something that in your mind you would think would be hard... but I think you can sometimes over estimate or even underestimate how hard it could be to settle. For us, I think it was made a lot easier because we had one another. However as much as we had... Continue Reading →

The Journey Begins

So, the journey was finally starting! On the 1st July 2018, we took the big step and climbed aboard that one-way flight to China. It seemed like years in the making of finally getting to the point of starting this adventure and the next chapter of our lives. I know that I was beyond petrified... Continue Reading →

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