China

Post Typhoon Clean-Up

You know, whenever there is a natural disaster we always see real-time pictures and video over the drama that it wrought. But we hardly ever see the after pictures or any of the clean up effort outside of the first few days. So how does a major natural disaster change Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

I Won an Award!

  Yes it was a sports award, no it wasn’t badminton, and no it wasn’t for playing. I won the #1 Fan for the Xiamen Ultimate Frisbee Bailu Team! I can almost hear some of you laughing but let me ‘splain how awesome it is. We had the year end Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Mid-Autumn Festival and Bobing!

While the America’s were enjoying their blood moon, we had just finished worshiping the moon ourselves here in China. The lunar eclipse coincided with Mid-Autumn festival, a day you are supposed to gaze at the full moon, eat moon cakes and enjoy the day off. (Sadly, the lunar eclipse was Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

A Good Night for a Walk

Friday night my friends and I all went out to our “local watering hole,” to celebrate the birthday of our friend Adam. Through the shots, loud music and flashing lights I asked my friend Rebecca what she was doing the next day. “I’m walking around Xiamen. It’s 50km,” she told Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Typhoon Season in Southern China

Living in southern China sure does bring some exciting weather. Spring is the rainy season, but it’s not normal rain, it’s tropical rain storms which come out of nowhere, throws down fire and brimstone for 20 minutes and then blows away.¬†It’s so quick and sporadic my friends and I all Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Ultimate Frisbee in China

From time to time you’ve seen me talk about Ultimate Frisbee on my blog. I talked about playing Frisbee in my fit life, and I went on about how Frisbee is gonna kill us alllllllll. Despite not actually playing a game (I’m too scared after it took not four weeks Read more…

By Becky, ago