5 Things I Should Have Taken With Me When I Moved Abroad

It will forever amuse me how quickly time goes by and I cannot believe it has been way over a year since I moved to Shanghai for 6 months.  When I think about my time there I always think about the things I wish I had taken with me that would have made my life […]

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A Short Stay In Hollin Hall Country House Hotel

Last month I had the pleasure of staying in Hollin Hall Country House Hotel in Macclesfield because I was attending a wedding in the area. Hollin Hall is located in the country side and surrounded by beautiful scenery. It is a gothic style building with beautiful and gaudy interior. This is definitely one hotel I […]

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My First Time Abroad: Why Culture Shocks Are Important

Honestly, I never liked being out of my comfort zone when I was younger and I still f*cking hate it as a young adult.  I’ve just learned to put a good front on when I have to. Today I was thinking a lot about my first holiday abroad when I was 12 and why I […]

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Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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9 Things I loved about Shanghai

It has been almost two weeks since I returned home from Shanghai. As much as I wasn’t enjoying it, there are little things that I do miss about that city and I get this feeling of Nostalgia when I think back sometimes. Here are 9 things I loved about it. Meeting other foreigners. The best […]

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Mise À Jour: Moving To China…

It has been about 6 or 7 weeks since I moved to China and everything (for me) has just been all over the place.  I really underestimated the immense effort, will power and mental stress it would take to move to another country.  Nevertheless, I’m here and it’s nice. Academics| Moving to China was part of […]

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