An Unplanned Wedding and a Planned Wedding August 26th 2011 Getting married in China is quite different than getting married in the US. To make it official in China, all one needs is proper paperwork, valid ID, and about ten minutes. After you find the correct office and talk to the right people, the ubiquitous red stamp goes thunk and then you're done. To me, it sounds less like the romantic dreams of movies and more like something to do before goi ... read more
Asia » China » Guangdong » Guangzhou 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