Back to reality – Life after China

Deciding to end an adventure is always hard, probably a lot harder than deciding to quit your job, leave your friends and family and travel in the first place. In those final weeks of any big adventure you go through so many different feelings; fear of what comes next, excitement about seeing friends and family,…

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Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge

We didn’t just come to China to teach, we came to hike and explore China’s beautiful and less smoggy side. A few months ago we decided to hike the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan. Yunnan was a province we had heard wonderful things about and we had actually been saving it for the end…

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The Future Is Equality

What does feminism really mean? According to the Oxford Dictionary the definition of feminism is… 1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. 2: organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests. So with this in mind, Feminism should be about both women and men fighting for the equal…

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Postcards from the Philippines

I am currently back to reality and sorting out all my photos of our month in the Philippines and I have quite a few blog posts to write. While you wait for me to get my arse in gear, here are a few postcards from the Philippines, and just like the ACTUAL postcards I wrote…

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When in China make sure you visit Guilin

Despite all the free time I have here, I have still managed to get behind with my blog, god dammit! But, luckily for you/me, Guilin is a place that I won’t forget anytime soon, it was incredible. Before we started teaching we had even more free time than we do now, and as much as…

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More than just an adventure!

Since the end of August I have found myself in a land so vast and diverse, that from the moment I landed here I couldn’t possibly know what to expect. Here, ancient tradition and modernity collide and often even the most well-travelled of us are left in utter bewilderment on a daily basis. This is…

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Halloween in China

China is an atheist country and Halloween doesn’t exist here, unless you’re a teacher and are working with kids, which luckily I am. Halloween has always been one of my favourite holidays, and this year I might not get to go all out and dress up with my besties, instead, this year I get to…

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