Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day-trip to Suzhou

In an effort to keep exploring China until we peace-out, Katie and I took a day excursion to Suzhou (Sue Joe) for making it to our three-month point.  We have attempted this two times before but this time we were … Continue reading

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Spring in Shanghai

Spring has finally arrived in Shanghai.  The streets are lined with flowers and the trees on our street have started to bloom.  The weather has been lovely, as April seems to be the most pleasant month of the year.  It … Continue reading

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Mala Tang Soup

Mala Tang is a soup and probably the meal I have eaten the most since we have been here.  The local teachers in my center turned me on to it and I have eaten it 5 times a week since. … Continue reading

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In China there are 8 main different styles of Chinese cuisine, not including all of the other styles from the surrounding countries.  Soon I will write about the cuisines we have tried and include our pictures and videos.  But first comes the … Continue reading

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Our Hood

Crazy to think we are starting our 10th week in China, wow.  Our apartment, neighborhood and surroundings are starting to feel like normal with the job front still remaining the same.  Some highlights lately have been a bowling night with … Continue reading

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