There’s no denying that we have to make many sacrifices when choosing a life abroad or a life of travel, are they worth it? Is it worth choosing a life without Easter eggs?
Category: Expat Stories
Before I travelled, before I lived abroad I was very un-appreciative of my parents. But since then I’ve grown to realise just how incredibly supportive they are of my offbeat dreams!
It’s a feeling I hate, the feeling of going nowhere, the feeling of stagnation. For months I’ve felt this feeling ever so quietly creeping up on me. Is Travel the rope that will pull me out of this rut?
Writer’s block, when it comes it feels like the most incurable illness and when it hit me I needed to get out of the rut and rediscover China, rediscover inspiration quickly before I went mad!
Shanghai, known as the “Pearl of the East”, a city of affluence, a city of success, a meld of eastern and western cultures. Just a few months into living in China I decided that was the life I wanted, I wanted a Shanghai life…
After the exploding toilet incident and power failure I was hoping that was all the apartment had install for me…Alas it was not!!!
Living in China, I often find myself in situations when I start to wonder how I’ve survived living here for this long speaking such minimal Mandarin. But that’s where being a being a mime conversationalist is my saving grace.