An American Girl in Shanghai

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An American Girl in Shanghai
When my husband, Chris, and I learned we were going to be relocated to Shanghai China I knew I had to share my experience with friends, family, and anyone who is planning on moving abroad. Thank you for reading. I hope you enjoy my posts!
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  • Color Running 1 week ago I am not a runner.  However, after gaining more than a few pounds on my home trip, I decided it was time to get off the couch and get moving.  When I saw the Color Run was coming to Shanghai, I dusted off my couch to 5K playlist and got ready to cross another event off my bucket list.Much to my...
  • Sick 2 weeks ago This September, I experienced the most challenging month of teaching of my teaching career.  On September 1st, I returned to school and by September 3rd, I lost my voice.  After a month of doctor’s appointments, imported antibiotics, medical masks, Chinese medicines, teas, soups, and the...
  • The Corporate Outing: Qiandaohu 3 weeks ago In China, it is very common for large corporations to hold group outings to promote team unity.  My husband’s company is no exception.  Once a year Chris and his colleagues trek into the woods for a weekend of hiking, boating, eating, chest beating, and bonding.  This year I got to join the...
  • For the Love of Xiaolongbao 2 months ago From the time I moved to Shanghai, I have been obsessed with Shanghainese Soup Dumplings, aka Xiaolongbao.  Xiaolongbao is the perfect marriage of pasta, meatballs, and soup.  They are usually presented scalding, in a bamboo steamer.  After a five to ten minute wait, it is safe to puncture the...
  • Not Your Ordinary Cup of Joe 2 months ago One of the perks (pun intended) of living in Shanghai is there are an abundance of coffee shops.  In my new hood, it seems like there are Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Pacific Coffee, and McDonalds around every corner.  While they don’t serve the Pumpkin Spice Lattes, they do serve many coffee... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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08:21 AM May 19, 2014

The article about superstitions in China are interesting.Besides,13 is a lucky number in China,and 13 in Shanghainese means someone is not smart.

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