Shanghai is like Beijing’s rambunctious little sister. Where Beijing is older and more reserved, Shanghai is loud, feisty and can’t sit still. It’s a glitzybusiness haven decorated with skyscrapers. Yet, underneath all the energetic hubbub, one can find captivating throwbacks to Shanghai’s colonial history and pre-WW2 glamour.
No matter the size of a Chinese city, if it has a museum, chances are high that one is sure to find some funky-looking dead animals there!
It’s been a whirlwind past couple of weeks! Where did November and December go? Now that my classes are finished (as in my classes were co-opted for test review), I actually have free time to blog. Thanksgiving The AYC Thanksgiving this year was held by my friends, Dani and Rachael, as is the tradition for…
Hi, I’m Steph. While working full-time as a literature and drama history teacher in China, I started this blog to share about my travel experiences and observations. Now, when I’m not spending time with my wonderful husband, I continue to write about travel, food, teaching, and identity politics. Read more
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