China

Summer Reads About China

It’s summer, the season of reading, and I thought I’d recommend a few books you can bring with you on your travels. Now these book recommendations are for newbies about China. If you are a China enthusist you have probably read all of these long ago, but if you haven’t, Read more…

By Becky, ago
At Home

I’m Back *Exhales Deeply*

So I’m back in the big silly and it feels so good to be here. of course I’m at my new school in Xiamen, and as of yet I havent really met too many people (I’ve been dealing with jet-lag, setting up my new apartment and meeting my new bosses.) Read more…

By Becky, ago
At Home

Trying Not to Be THAT Person

I think we’ve all had a friend who went to England for the summer, and came back with a terrible fake accent. Or the totally white friend (who can’t speak another language and has never been out of the country) who says Puerto Rico with deep rolling R’s and a strong Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Back from Kunming!

My month-long intensive Chinese class is over and I’m back from Kunming. I had an amazing time, without a doubt my best holiday yet (and I have had some awesome holidays). In fact, this is the first time where I wasn’t relieved to come back home. Usually, after a month Read more…

By Becky, ago