The Freedom Life: April 2018

The Freedom Life: April 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  After five years of living in China, and two years of This Beijing Life, things have changed. I left my job as a college counselor in China, and now I’m living a life on my terms. I’m my own boss, I travel when I want, and […]

My Major Adjustment Issues: Expat Life in Africa

My Major Adjustment Issues: Expat Life in Africa

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s been a struggle. You’ve seen it on Facebook, you’ve seen it on Instagram. It’s been weeks since I’ve written a blog post that wasn’t a mandatory monthly recap. I’m drowning in emails from 12 days ago. Becoming an expat in […]

The Freedom Life: March 2018

The Freedom Life: March 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  After five years of living in China, and two years of This Beijing Life, things have changed. I left my job as a college counselor in China, and now I’m living a life on my terms. I’m my own boss, I travel when I want, and […]

How to Book Train Tickets in China

How to Book Train Tickets in China

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Traveling by train is my favorite way to get around China. It’s cheap, convenient and perfect for the budget traveler. Whether it’s a high-speed train from Beijing to Shanghai or a 24-hour overnight train from Shenzhen to Chengdu, I almost always choose Chinese trains […]

How to Work as a Freelance Writer in Asia

How to Work as a Freelance Writer in Asia

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. While teaching English is a great way to become an expat in Asia, what if you don’t like teaching? What if you want to move around? What if you want to work from the couch in your underwear?? Well, I have a ton of […]

How to Find a Job Teaching in China

How to Find a Job Teaching in China

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. 90% of the emails I receive are questions and concerns about teaching abroad in China. I get it. Accepting a job in China is a scary proposition. It’s hard to know if you’re getting a good deal, or if your school is […]

The Freedom Life: February 2018

The Freedom Life: February 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  After five years of living in China, and two years of This Beijing Life, things have changed. I left my job as a college counselor in China, and now I’m living a life on my terms. I’m my own boss, I travel when I want, and […]