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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My top 12 things to do in Shanghai

I recently turned 30 and to celebrate this big ordeal Matt and I decided to go on another one of our China adventures, but instead of mountains and epic scenery, we opted for sky scrapers and busy sidewalks – hello Shanghai!! Arriving from a Western city into Shanghai you would probably just be expecting the…

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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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My top 5 things to do on Cebu

No matter what kind of adventure you’re looking for in the Philippines you’ll no doubt end up on Cebu at some point. It’s right in the centre of the archipelagoes and has tons of fun things to do. I found this island one of the easiest to get around with their super handy local bus…

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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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