“Ever heard of the movie Ground Hog Day? Well that pretty much sums up how we feel.” Those are the words of my good friend, Jenna, living in Xi’an, North West China with her husband and two girls, nine and thirteen. “With school closed until at least the 18th of February, it’s get up, breakfast, […]
Despite the many blog posts, I’ve written about China, I still get asked all sorts of questions from people about to embark on their big adventure to the Middle Kingdom. So, I’ve put together a quick ‘go to’ list, of essentials, to make sure you’re not caught short when you visit China. Before you go: […]
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Hong Kong Residents Rallied in One of the Biggest Protests in the World, But You Can Bet Mainland China Hardly Noticed.
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We climbed the three stories to a small room, packed with ‘foreigners,’ of all shapes and sizes, each one of us eager to get the green light to stay in China. But … [Read More...]