The Parent's Guide to Visiting a Child in China July 14th 2010 Get ready for the culture shock, have your kid do the talking...and have fun!
...Because so far, that's what it's been. Downright fun. I haven't seen a family member in the flesh for more than nine months. I have been working in my third language, enduring a fiercely cold winter, as well as the usual trials of being a new kid in town (and a sore thumb at that); and now, the parents ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing 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
I lived in Huhehaote, Inner Mongolia - "The Blue City" - for 13 months. I now live in my home state in the USA, where I have reconnected with my romantic interest; where I am working to make a little money; and where I am dreaming of travelling again, writing a book, and/or going to graduate school in Chinese Language or Asian Studies.
Hobbies: reading, writing, watching movies, doing martial arts when I have the time, blogging and Facebooking when I shouldn't.
"You can always go home, so long as you realize home is a place you have never been before...True jo... full info