My First Intra-China Flight January 28th 2010 I impressed myself by rolling off the sofa at 4:50am. I caught a cab by 5:35. Through the mist I couldn't be sure of our route, but it seemed to be pretty direct so I was pleased. I bought my ticket and plopped myself down in one of the seats. I then spent the entire ride paranoid that I had gotten on the wrong bus (there was only one with an open door) and would end up in Shanghai instead... ... read more
Asia » China » Zhejiang » Hangzhou For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, rural Malaysia, and now Kuala Lumpur. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparati... full info