Tag: american living in china

Exotic Fruit Taste Test

Exotic Fruit Taste Test

I Bought Lots Of Weird Fruit In China At the time this video was filmed, I was living in the Chaoyang District in Beijing. We were just inside the 3rd ring of the city which is fairly central (there are 6). The apartment was terrible, but the […]

How To Bike In China

How To Bike In China

Step-By-Step Guide To Biking In China Step 1: Acquire a Bike If you’re living in China for a study or teach abroad program, you probably want to get an inexpensive used bicycle. I highly recommend going for one that doesn’t look expensive because it’s less […]

10 Must-Try Chinese Dishes

10 Must-Try Chinese Dishes

I’ve been saving tons of vegan recipes on Pinterest lately to try out in my new kitchen (AHHH!!), but I can’t help but reminisce about what I used to eat while I was living in China. Here is a list of 10 things I think every foodie […]

China Photo Diary

China Photo Diary

My 2016 was spent almost entirely in China. Despite having been back in the US for two months now, I’m still struggling to explain what my year was like. My hope is that this hand crafted photo series will give you a better explanation than words […]

What Is China Like?

What Is China Like?

What Is China Like? Quick Disclaimers: 1) Everything in my brain gets processed through an American-raised filter, so that’s my bias throughout this list. 2) These are my general impressions of China, so I won’t be getting into anything too specific. Feel free to ask questions in the […]

20 Surprising Facts About China

20 Surprising Facts About China

China is huge, ancient, and undergoing rapid change. This combination has led to a lot of unique situations and historical facts, which I’ve been soaking up since my first day in China. I put together a list of my favorite surprising facts about China to educate and […]

Nanjing Apartment Tour

Nanjing Apartment Tour

This past Wednesday, we parked ourselves in Jing Li Hotel in Nanjing, China for 3 nights. Within that time we had to find an apartment in Nanjing, and we did! We were told the average price for a 6 month lease where we wanted to be […]