10 months in China

China was never a place that was top of my bucket list or somewhere I ever really planned on coming to live! But what else could take you thousands of miles across the world only love! And what else could keep you here for this long only 100s of cute Chinese kids that love you dearly!

China has been an experience to say the least. I cant say its somewhere I would ever want to live permanently. But I have enjoyed the China experience, sampled life in yet another part of the world and learned lots of valuable lessons along the way! But I’m not going to lie I’m also a little bit relieved to get out of this crazy place and breathe some fresh air!!

So here are the things I will miss about china, and the things I definantly will not miss!

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10 reasons I love travelling 

After working on cruise ships, solo backpacking in Thailand, studying and teaching yoga in India and now working as an esl teacher in China, as well as various other adventures in between I guess I have done my fair share of travelling. I have become quite the pro at packing my life into one bag and taking off to wherever in the world is calling me. So here’s why I love it: Continue reading

Hong Kong and back in a day.

297930721For those of you who aren’t familiar with the term ‘visa run’, it’s when your visa only permits you to stay in the country for a certain period of time so you need to leave the country to get the visa stamped. The easiest way to do this is to cross the boarder into a neighbouring country and re-enter again the same day.

I am lucky enough that I only need to do this every three months as its a lot of travelling in one day. But hey who doesn’t love a free shopping trip to Hong Kong. My school paid for my flight to Shenzhen which is about 2 hours and then I got the metro to Futian check point, where I went through customs and walked across the boarder and boom I was in Hong Kong.

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