Visiting Shanghai during Golden Week meant sharing views of the Bund with nearly all of China’s 1.5 billion people. It was like Walmart on Christmas Eve over there. There were lines of cops everywhere with megaphones trying hopelessly to create order in a sea of chaos. But, it wouldn’t be China if you weren’t being… Continue reading Shanghai’s Flower, Bird, and Insect Market
Tag: moving to Kunshan
Livin’ It Up in MixTown
Do you love chickens? Do you love Christmas? Then MixTown is the place for you!
The HuaQiao Running Club
I found a running friend that invited me to run a slow, easy 15k on Sunday morning with a small group. This was exactly the motivation I needed to get back into running after our big move. The combination of the poor air quality, having a baby poking me in the eyeball all the time,… Continue reading The HuaQiao Running Club
This Hotel Motel Ain’t No Holiday Inn: Moving to Kunshan Part 1
After a grueling 20-hour journey from Florida to Shanghai, my little family and I collapsed into bed at the Ramada Plaza next to the Pudong airport. Surprisingly enough, we all got several hours of sleep during the night. I feared our 15-month-old goober baby wouldn’t let us sleep that night, but our first night in… Continue reading This Hotel Motel Ain’t No Holiday Inn: Moving to Kunshan Part 1