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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  • The Letter 3 months ago Dear Anne-Marie in 2012,Right now you are sitting in the Lufthansa lounge waiting to board a 747 headed to Frankfurt, and then you will fly to Shanghai.   You are excited, scared, and completely overwhelmed. You are wondering if you made the right choice of leaving your home, friends, and family...
  • Parting Gifts 3 months ago Since we are leaving in 3 days, Chris and I are coming to the end of our farewell party season.  As per tradition, we have received many heartfelt gifts prior to our departure.  Some of the gifts are incredibly sweet.  Others have made me laugh…a lot.  Here are some trinkets that I’ll...
  • Packing it Up 3 months ago After our previous packing debacle, I wanted to be well prepared for our move home.  This time around, I spent a couple of weeks weeding out items that were going to be donated or trashed, pre-packed my suitcases to make sure I didn’t exceed the 35 kg limit, and sorted my air freight items into...
  • Mahjong and Expat Life 3 months ago Ever since I watched The Joy Luck Club, I have always wanted to learn how to play mahjong.  Unfortunately, I never found the right time or place to learn the game.  I would try to read instructions online and even watch YouTube videos, and I would still be confused.  I mentioned my desire to...
  • First Days and Heartache 4 months ago I am a teacher.  Each autumn, I get excited about new school supplies, squeaky-clean classrooms, and the prospect of seeing how much my kids have grown.  I get pumped for the first days of quality professional development, and love planning what my kids will learn during the school year. I am... 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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