I used to think that traveling the world was only for young, single people. Like the kind of people fresh out of college with very few responsibilities. Wrong! Families can travel the world and have big adventures too! It will take a little extra planning and preparation, but the payoff will be amazing. Our family is just five people who want to see the world and spend more time with each other.
The following is a guest post by Melody Mukute, a Zimbabwean mother of three and an active member of my China Teach Abroad Community Facebook group. Melody is a certified teacher in Zimbabwe with six years of teaching experience. A few weeks ago Melody reached out to me and asked if she could share her experience teaching in China as an African non-native speaker. Of course, I was happy to share her experience!
China, probably more than any other country in the world, has embraced mobile technology and the digital age. It’s ironic, if you think about it, considering China’s heavy-handed censorship. Yet there’s no doubt that if you as an expat want to integrate into China’s modern society, you need to get on board China’s ever-evolving technology.
All images were taken by Cara from Crawford Creations One of my absolute favorite off the beaten path places in China is Gansu province. While I had the opportunity to visit Dunhuang and the Mogao caves, there’s so much left to Gansu that I still haven’t explored. When I saw that incredible, off the beaten […]
Five years of living in China was an incredible experience, but it definitely wasn’t easy. Being an expat has its ups and downs, but there are plenty of ways to overcome the typical challenges of living and working in China. My friend Josh from Far West China has been living in Xinjiang, China with his […]
Before I moved to China, my version of cooking was Trader Joe’s frozen meals and mixing together a few things in an attempt to make Mexican food. So when I crash landed in “The Middle of Nowhere China” and had only 3 restaurants within walking distance, I needed to learn how to cook fast. Most people eat […]
The following is a guest post by Bianca of My Wild Earth Cascading waterfalls, breathtaking views and unique temples that blend seamlessly with modern infrastructure, Bali is an idyllic island that really has it all. Likely the most popular and well-known of Indonesia’s islands, it has long been a favorite for travelers, tourists and honeymooners […]
When you think of India, the phrase “fantastic beaches” might not be the first that comes to mind. After spending a week or two in India’s bustling cities, seeing all of the tourist sites, you may want to spend some time in the sun. While you might have heard of Goa, and their rustic beach […]
Sure India is full of ancient temples, bustling markets, incredible food, and giant cities, but wouldn’t it be nice to get off the beaten path and have a break from the city? Well, luckily India also has some incredible river rafting spots so you can have a thrilling outdoor adventure on your big India trip! […]
Living in Asia comes with plenty of thrills—the waking noises of the Hutongs in the morning, the smell of fresh salt on an Indonesian beach, or your first bowl of real Vietnamese pho. However, there are also plenty of inconveniences. The biggest one? The internet not working the way you expect. Asia is one of […]