Cycling the most iconic climbs of the Alps July 14th 2017 I’m still in France, waiting for the Chinese Immigration Bureau to deliver the work visa I’ve been waiting for (50 days already…) to get back to Beijing. For Bastille Day, I followed my parents on a wonderful trip in the French Alps around Saint Jean de Maurienne, where my dad and I took part in the cycling race of L’Arvan Villards. My dad took up cycling a few years ago, and now frequentl ... read more
Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Savoie Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... 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