China Panoramas

After over a year in China, I’ve seen some incredible sights. I’m also very busy this week. Put them together and what do you get? Lazy photo post time! These are some panoramas… Continue reading

5 Fail-safe TEFL Games

Lately I’ve noticed that I’m getting more and more readers who have also made the decision to leave everything they know behind and immerse themselves in the chaotic beauty that is China. I… Continue reading

Traditional Chinese Massage Torture

I’m laying flat on my face, waiting. For what? I’m not sure. All I know is that my friend told her not to hold back. I can hear him in the background, “Look,… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part V

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I, Part… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part IV

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I, Part… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part III

Here’s yet another entry from my journal on our Amnye Machen trek. If you’re not a fan of diving head-first into the middle of a story with zero context, read Part I and… Continue reading

The Coffee Addict’s Survival Guide to China

Let’s take a break from the Amnye Machen trek journal (read Part I and Part II in the meantime) and talk about something that will be less relevant to me in two days:… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part II

Read Part I first, ya big dummy! Date: 7/13/14 Location: Amnye Machen Trailhead to Camp 1 Elevation: ~4,000 m (13,125 ft) On the Road Today was the first official day of trekking. We… Continue reading

The Amnye Machen Entries, Part I

Date: 7/12/14 Location: Rebkong to Village near Amnye Machen Elevation: ~3600 m (11,800 ft) The Endless Car Journey We woke up ready to face the day with the promise of a beautiful drive… Continue reading