Shanghai Expo 2010

Today I awoke at 5:30 AM. So I woke the wife up also. lol. Needed the company. She convinced me to go swimming. I didn’t know she smuggled my bathing

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Trip to Suzhou

Took another fast (210mph) train ride to Suzhou, about 60 miles west of Shanghai, tried a yam (sweet potato) from a srreet vendor. more photos here. Originally tried to upload

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Shanghai Zoo (Shanghai Dongwu Yuan) 2nd trip

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“Lady, would you like to buy purse, bag, watch… boat?”

I’m getting a little behind in documenting our experiences in Shanghai, so this is going to be somewhat of a summary blog. Badger fans are going to be especially disappointed

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Pudong District and view on the Bund

Il est indispensable de faire un post sur le fameux « Manhattan de Shanghai ». In my opinion, this is by far even more impressive than New York City. Tout

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Nanhui

Tagged along WL to visit her hometown, 1.5hours away from Shanghai city. Took a bus from Long Yang station and travelled to somewhere beyond Pudong airport, I was told. Alighted

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On the Bund

The bus ride from the airport to the hotel was an hour long, and our guide talked almost the whole time. She warned us not to walk around the streets

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Taking it slow…

Enjoying a cup of hot coffee with raisin cookies in a cosy cafe at Nanchang Lu. Spanish music and a familiar author, Sidney Sheldon, accompany me on this slow relaxing

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You know you’re high when…

Happy New Year to everyone! The Christmas and New Year holidays are not as commonly celebrated here in China, but we have been surprised at the amount of decorations around

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SCHOOL IS OUT! I only wish work was

So my first semester of teaching is OVER!!! YAHOOOO! The kids have taken their last exams. I have graded all of my tests and I have started to write the

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