Wedding Anniversary in Yangshuo

Wedding Anniversary in Yangshuo

On March 18th, Seth and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. We decided to celebrate by going to our favorite place in China, Yangshuo, Guangxi province. Yangshuo is the most beautiful city about 2 hours from Guilin. It is relaxing, rustic, exciting, and adventurous! It is everything a person could want from a vacation spot. …

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The Changsha Zoo

The Changsha Zoo

This week, I have twice visited the Changsha zoo. It really is that good. Seth didn’t get to go the first time, so I wanted him to have the chance to go before the weather got too cold. Zoe and I went to the zoo the first time on our own because we thought it …

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Who is this Zoe person?

Who is this Zoe person?

So anyone who knows us knows we don’t actually have any children but our dream is to adopt a baby here in China during our stay. However, if you follow our blog or FB posts, we also often talk about “our daughter, Zoe.” So what is going on? Just to clear up the confusion this …

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Window of the World

Window of the World

Window of the World (also known as Colorful World) is a small, cultural theme park located in northern Changsha, the capital of Hunan. Address: 485号 Sanyi Avenue, Kaifu, Changsha Bus Numbers: 348, 132, 136, 109 (and possibly others) Cost: 90 Kuai per person, children (under 1.4 meters) and elderly persons are 45 kuai According to …

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Best Massage Ever!

Best Massage Ever!

One of the big things I love about living in china is how service based goods are so cheap that I can enjoy them much more regularly than I ever could in the states. Today is a good example (be prepared to be jealous). Since Wednesday I have had pretty bad lower-back pain. I couldn’t …

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The Trip to ChangDe

The Trip to ChangDe

So we made a trip to the nearest major town, that of ChangDe. Its about an hour and a half to two hours away from us, just depends on traffic. The actual capital of the province we are in is ChangShai which is about four hours away. We’ve been told there is a Papa Johns …

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Picture Time!

Picture Time!

Today’s post is going to be pictures from Amanda’s camera. Just stuff that hasn’t made it onto the blog yet. To start off with, we were asked to participate in a race with the other teachers at the school. Here we are standing around wondering what’s going on and how this race will be done. …

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‘World News with Diane Sawyer’ in China – ABC News

‘World News with Diane Sawyer’ in China – ABC News

World NEws Tonight with Diane Sawyer has been broadcasting all week from China. Some interesting stories, some silly, some worrisome. Great TV for anyone interested in what is going on this side of “The Great Firewall.” ‘World News with Diane Sawyer’ in China – ABC News

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