Welcome to my journey. I hope you’ll travel along.
One Month American
I forgot I was American. At least I didn’t feel American when I returned from China. I truly became Chinese. I’ve been back on U.S. soil for a month now and sometimes things are still really weird. Leaving China was one of the most bittersweet things I’ve ever felt. By the end of my contract … Continue reading One Month American
The World of Zhangjiajie
A magical trip to the real Avatar mountains By now you’ve probably heard about the world of Pandora which recently opened at Walt Disney World, and you’ve probably already been. But did you know that you could actually visit the real life Pandora in the mountains of China? The Heavenly Pillar and the many other … Continue reading The World of Zhangjiajie
A [Chinese] Family Affair
Many people said ‘oh I’m gonna come visit you while you’re abroad’, except for my mother. I think her exact words were ‘no way you’d get me to visit you in China’. And then eight months later I get an email from my cousin saying ‘I’m planning to visit you, should I invite mom?’ I … Continue reading A [Chinese] Family Affair
Since I came to China I had been planning to visit Tokyo during cherry blossom season, mainly to check off my bucket list of seeing the cherry blossoms of japan, but also to visit an old friend. I had been planning the dates for a while, but kinda lost track of that in the midst … Continue reading Sakura Overload