THERE ARE quiet places in China! November 23rd 2013 At the end of September, after saying goodbye to my parents in Bishkek, I flew back to Beijing to see my precious girlfriend, Becky. It felt so good and warm to get back together. We had been apart since I left Urumuqi in July. Becky was still working when I got to Beijing but she managed to meet me up for lunch several times in the area with all the foreign embassies (where I was applying for an ... read more
Asia » China » Anhui 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 am a 36-year old language teacher, currently working in Beijing. I was born in France but China has been my home for many years. I taught French and English in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, for 6 years. I never thought I would stay in China for such a long time but it’s been an amazing experience! Professionally speaking, teaching Chinese students is extremely rewarding. They are so hard-working and eager to learn new things. And then China… there aren’t enough words to describe this intricate (hence fascinating) country.
“China is not to be liked or disliked: i... full info