China – Laos: How NOT To Cross The Border

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Traveling Yunnan Province, China,  with my mom left me with some of my fondest travel memories: enjoying tea at a local teahouse in Kunming, hiking the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, and cruising the Mekong in Xishuangbanna. With a heavy heart, my mom and I left Jinghong in Yunnan only to travel to one…

The Best 48 Hours Spent Exploring Kunming, China

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten Yunnan is said to be one of the most beautiful provinces in China. It’s capital Kunming, nicknamed “City of Eternal Spring”, doesn’t disappoint when it comes to traveling. I spent 2 weeks traveling Yunnan in summer 2015 and started out exploring Kunming due to the convenient location and transport connections by plane, bus and train. I…

5 Things I’ve Learned From Teaching English In China

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten Even though I never imagined myself to become an ESL teacher, I slipped into it and am really happy with the experience. I enjoy teaching and improving the future of my students. Teaching in a foreign country is a great opportunity to learn more about the culture and the way people think in the country.…

5 Fun and Free Things to Do in Shanghai

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Today’s guest post is by a very talented travel blogger named Jess! She’s blogging at Tripelio.com and has been traveling to all different parts of the world. She especially loves traveling in China and has five insider tips on what to do in Shanghai for absolutely free!  “Shanghai is truly a city like no other.…

Where to Spot The Most Beautiful Plum Blossoms in Nanjing

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten Without suffering the bone-chilling cold, how could you enjoy smelling the fragrance of plum blossoms?〜Chinese Proverb 不经一番寒彻骨,焉得梅花扑鼻香?   The past few months have been rather overwhelming for me and traveling during Chinese New Year was one of the things I had to do to be able to process my situation and continue with my life here…

Do You Suffer From Cultural Fatigue?

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Cultural fatigue can be defined as a state of being where the small, adverse intricate of the culture begin to bother you out of reasonable proportion after living in another country for an extended amount of time. – Vagabond Journey The recent article published on Vagabondjourney.com on “What is Cultural Fatigue” inspired me to write this post because…

Photo Friday: As Calm As The Ocean

Lesezeit: < 1 minute This is the second post for my new “Photo Friday” series! I will be posting one of my favorite shots that I took during travels or living abroad or from my home! Photography is a passion of mine and I also want to share the beautiful moments of life with you! This first photo was taken…

100 Days Left in China – New Plan, New Life

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten I’ve been thinking about my future a lot lately. Especially since Jeongsu and I got engaged. I changed my “near future” plans. I had planned to stay in Changsha for about 2 years and then take the next step. However, I decided to move on more quickly. In about 100 days, I will be leaving…

My Year 2014 in Pictures

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A Complete Guide To Zhangjiajie National Park in China

Lesezeit: 5 Minuten I already talked about my amazing trip to Fenghuang in the western part of Hunan Province but I totally forgot to write a post about Zhangjiajie for you! It’s been a few weeks since the trip but a good travel recommendation is never too late!  It was a wonderful trip but also had a very…

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival: Munching on Mooncakes!

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