Archive for September, 2015
Calling All Readers! Posted by sasha on Sep 10, 2015
Hello everyone! (大家好 – dà jiā hǎo) The last post here was all about my journey in China and how I’ve decided to leave (for now at least) to study in Indonesia. I already received a few great comments from you, our dedicated readers, and I just wanted to let everyone know that while I…
So Long, and Thanks for All the Rice Posted by sasha on Sep 7, 2015
Way back in the spring of 2008, I was gearing up to graduate from Michigan State and busy juggling classes, a few internships, and an independent study. In the downtime at work, I crafted my resume and scoured job postings online. I attended a handful of job fairs and even volunteered at a few of them…
A Short Trip in Shanghai (Part One) Posted by sasha on Sep 2, 2015
Shanghai is the largest city by population in China, the country’s financial capital, a place where fashion trends are set, and a metropolis with a long, rich history. Here’s an introduction to Shanghai, with sights from the financial center, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Old Shanghai, and more.