My Beautiful Beijing Apartment

My Beautiful Beijing Apartment

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  I just realized I’ve been living in Beijing for five months and I still haven’t shown you my apartment! At first I was waiting to unpack and decorate… and then I just got lazy. So last weekend I decided to take some […]

A Chinese Dorm Tour

A Chinese Dorm Tour

I’ve been studying at the University of Nottingham in China for about two months now, so I thought it was about time I talk about the dorm I’ll be living in for a year. If you remember my story about my first week of grad school, originally, I was supposed to live in building 18, […]

What Does the Fox Say?

Since my last post was such a downer, I wanted to provide a quick update, as well as some entertaining videos for you all. I decided to stay at my school for the year. I’ve been slowly working through all of the issues of living in the countryside, and I definitely think things are looking […]

I Guess I’m Not As Cool As I Thought I Was

读万卷书不如行万里路 “Reading ten thousand books is not as useful as traveling ten thousand miles.” -Chinese proverb It has been an interesting few days, but I have safely arrived in Ningbo… kind of. Not to skip the last month of traveling and orientation, but I figured it would be better to talk about my first impressions NOW […]

My First Real Apartment!

While my first night in China was a little less than welcoming, I woke up the next morning excited to finally get settled. The nice thing about jet lag is that it makes me a morning person! -Which I am most definitely not in real life. Mark works from 9:30-4:30 Monday through Friday, so I […]

“Welcome to Beijing…”

For those of you that haven’t heard, I’m officially in China! It’s my third full day in China and I’ve already moved into an apartment and found a job (I’ve been busy). But before I tell you all about what I’ve been up to the last few days, I thought I’d fill you all in […]

T- 14 Days

With two weeks to go, I figured I’d fill you all in on my painstaking process of trying to prepare for a move to China. A few weeks ago in my post Graduation: Becoming a “Real Person”, I mentioned that I may have to go to Hong Kong to get a work visa. Well a lot […]