Spring in China + Watch GIVEAWAY!

Spring has arrived in China! The flowers have started to bloom, and the park has cherry blossoms hanging on the trees that have just begun to open up. I know it’s only going to keep getting prettier! The sun has also been out more than usual, which is such a nice change up from the […]

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Qingyang Temple + Insomnia Struggles

Over Chinese New Year we went to the local Taoist temple. It was interesting to say the least! Outside of the temple, people had their fortunes told, and beggars lay on the sidewalk with missing limbs. Trenton referred to these statues as dragons, but I thought they looked more like lions. They look terrifying because […]

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Chinese New Year: Festival of Lights!

Happy Chinese New Year!! After weeks of anticipation, the day has finally come. Last night at midnight, we watched fire works light up the sky from our balcony. And today, we headed out to celebrate the new year- the year of the dog! Trenton and I, along with twelve other expats, went to the Festival […]

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China Diaries: A Day In The Life

It snowed today! Trenton and I woke up to snow flurries falling from the sky. I walked out onto my balcony and saw white roof tops and the park in the distance drizzled with a spritz of snowy magic. Part of me wanted to spend the day snuggled up inside, away from the cold, but […]

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Airport Goodbyes & How We Almost Got Arrested in Beijing

Welp we’ve landed in East Asia! Since boarding that first plane out of Orlando everything has been a blur. We spent New Years Eve at Trenton’s parents house and my sister, Katie, my best friend Heather, and my mom came over to keep us company while we finished getting everything together. At 3 AM we […]

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