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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  • Zhujiajiao 6 days ago Looking for a cheap, easy, fun getaway from Shanghai for the day?  Before last Monday, I was.  Since school is still out and Chris is working all day, I’m going a wee bit stir crazy.  When my friend Jume suggested we take a one-hour 12 RMB ($2 USD) bus trip to a water town called Zhujiajiao, I...
  • Junkin Down Dongtai Lu 1 week ago The first time I met my Mother’s cousin Du, she introduced me to an amazing word: junkin.  Junkin is the act of meandering through gift shops, garage sales, malls, and other venues in search of tchotchkes, trinkets, and souvenirs that eventually end up collecting dust on a shelf.  In Shanghai,...
  • The Great Things About Home Trips 2 weeks ago I have loved about 95% of my time in China.  There are times, however, when I am little homesick and yearn for a trip back to the motherland.  Fortunately, as part of our expat package we get a three week whirlwind trip back to the states.  In July, I was able to visit home and realize why I...
  • China comes to Indy: Our Trip to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis 1 month ago “I figured on Tuesday we could head down to Indy to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.  There is a Terra Cotta Warrior exhibit we think you would enjoy.”  While I was so excited to see my beautiful niece and in-laws, this outing was not on the top of my to do during my three week home...
  • Excuses, Excuses... 2 months ago Now that school is out, I am finally in a place where I can reflect on the past year.  In preparation for my year in review post, I skimmed my blog entries from last year.  As I scrolled through my blog I realized that my writing has slowed down from last year…way down.  Even my mom has... 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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