China Blogger Spotlight

Good news! I was asked to do an interview for China Travel Net to be their featured blogger this week. Not a huge deal, but still pretty cool nonetheless! You can read it here as well as check out China Travel Net and visit loads of other cool blogs about China. Enjoy and God bless!

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The Irresistible Revolution: A Book Review

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So I’ve never done a book review before, but this one was just too good to pass up. If I’m 100% honest, I’ve been really slacking in the reading department lately, and aside from this book, I’ve been in the middle of about half a dozen books on and off over the past year…..finally finished . . . → Read More: The Irresistible Revolution: A Book Review

Teaching English in China: My Journey…..

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It seems a day doesn’t go by anymore where the word “China” isn’t mentioned in the papers or on TV in the west. But I suppose it’s to be expected from one of the world’s richest and most rapidly developing countries. ‘Richest’ not only in monetary assets, but culture as well. China’s (relatively) recent openness . . . → Read More: Teaching English in China: My Journey…..

Shanghai Daze, Xiamen on a Shoestring, and Dongguan on a……?

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My winter vacation has officially started as of January 8th, and it worked out astonishingly well as my dear brother Drew K and his wife Megan, along with Megan’s sister Amy and mother ‘Mama J’ flew into Shanghai within hours of the commencement of my new found freedom. I spent as much time as I . . . → Read More: Shanghai Daze, Xiamen on a Shoestring, and Dongguan on a……?

The poor, the widows and the homeless

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Recently I’ve felt burdened for the homeless and beggar community here in Shanghai. There is enough of them where it breaks your heart a bit, and there’s even more rumors flying around about how you shouldn’t help them out because they either have money already, or are trying to rob you somehow, just to name . . . → Read More: The poor, the widows and the homeless

World Expo and Beyond

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Many here in China know that Shanghai was the host of the 2010 World Expo, which just wrapped up October 31st and lasted six months, kicking off in May. This is a multi-billion dollar event where countries around the world come to and build a pavillion showing off their latest and greatest. The Shanghai Expo . . . → Read More: World Expo & Beyond! 世博会!!

Destination...Shanghai.

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Sorry for the short hiatus. What can I say, adjusting to a new, much much larger city has proved to be much more challenging than previously anticipated. But I’m back, I hope, for now, and writing to you directly from my new apartment. And when I say new, I actually mean that the building is . . . → Read More: Destination….Shanghai

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