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Getting Around The Great Firewall of China

You might have heard of the Great Wall of China as one of the new 7 wonders of the world. But have you heard of The Great Firewall of China? The “Great Firewall of China” as it has become to be known worldwide, refers to China’s systematic and legislative rules regulating access to the internet. The…

Food Challenged In China

To say that I have felt challenged since arriving to China would be an understatement. Since I landed here, I have gotten lost, been unable to communicate, and been unable to find any WIFI spot outside of my place. But the biggest challenge of them all was the language barrier in China, at a time…

My First Few Hours In China

As I stepped foot into the Shanghai airport, I could not have expected what the first few hours in China had in store for me. From people cutting in line to almost an entire plane feeling nauseous before landing. These first few hours in China were something I was totally unprepared for, while at the…

Second Guessing My Decision To Move Abroad

When I first toyed with the idea of working abroad, I was excited. Excited about the possibility of starting a new life abroad. Excited about the possibility of living in a culture totally different than mine. Excited about getting to pursue a lifelong dream of mine. Now that this dream has become a reality and…

A Prelude To The Expat Life In China

I’ve chosen not to write about this before simply because I didn’t want to jinx it while I was suffering through the paperwork process; but I feel with the right time is now, and in addition to me feeling extremely bored being back home in Montreal, it is time, so here it is….. I’M MOVING…

Safari Planning in Northern Tanzania

An African safari is an experience like no other. Seeing animals in their natural habitat, so close that you actually feel as if you could touch them. Booking a safari, however, can be quite overwhelming, with the vast number of choices available, not only in terms of tour companies but also the type of safari to choose…