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Dear China, for once could you please hold the ‘Méiyŏu?’ It seems just about every week that I, an American expat teaching English in China for the past 6 years, stumble upon what seems like one of the country's cruelest ongoing jokes: ‘Méiyŏu-gate'.
A guy once tried to stab me in China—Shanghai, to be specific. No kidding, he pulled out a pocketknife and made multiple swings towards my head. And in all honestly, it was partly my fault.
Have you seen DC Comic's Justice League movie yet? Well I have, and best of all, I saw it in China, my home of the past 6 years. Here's a look at what it's like to catch Justice League in China!
Moving to China, or any country for that matter, and adjusting to cultural differences can be a very daunting process if you're not well prepared for the significant changes of lifestyle that lie ahead. To help make your journey as smooth as possible, here's my list of 15+ things to know & watch out for before moving to China.
"Woop-Woop. That's the sound of the police!" A foreigner getting a traffic ticket in Shanghai, who'd a thought? Yep, it happened to me just twice since I moved to the big city at the start of 2016.
What It’s Like Turning 30 Years Old in China: My Epic Adventure From Shanghai to Guilin, My Favorite Travel Destination in the Country
Karsts hills, bamboo rafting, five-hour cruises, scenic bike routes, hiking trails, and the most beautiful natural scenery you can find across China. What an awesome way to celebrate my 30th birthday in Guilin, China!
Teaching English abroad in China has been the adventure of a lifetime; after all, I’ve taught hundreds of young and passionate ESL learners, experienced new cultures, met people from all walks of life, and explored numerous regions around the world that I once only knew from television and movies. Yet, my journey overseas hasn’t always been paradise, for I too have often fell victim to the mind-numbing pain of feeling homesick, stressed, pessimistic, anxious, bored, disconnected, alone, jealous, and yes, angry at the world for having to slave another day at work while the bosses at the top live comfortably in their mansions and reap in the profits pouring in from the ESL industry. Aargh!
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