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Expat Experiences > China

China

Becky Ances, Xiamen

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday December 06, 2016 (08:41:06)   (608 Reads)
Becky Ances
Who are you?

Ah, what a deep question! But I’ll keep my answer shallow. Wink I’m an American, a writer, a teacher (at a public university) and most important these days…a BADMINTON PLAYER.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Jocelyn Eikenburg, Hangzhou

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday November 01, 2016 (11:43:25)   (664 Reads)
Jocelyn Eikenburg
Who are you?

My name is Jocelyn Eikenburg and I’m a writer, blogger and the creator of Speaking of China, a blog about love, family and relationships in China. I’ve been featured on the BBC, and my writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and the anthologies How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? and Unsavory Elements.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Marius Lathey, Shanghai

Posted by: scar on Friday January 22, 2016 (11:16:07)   (852 Reads)
Marius Lathey
Who are you?

Marius Lathey, 31 years old. Nationality Danish, working as an English teacher in Shanghai.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to China, Shanghai September last year. I moved because my girlfriend got a job opportunity. I wanted to see China and travel in Asia.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Blue Heron MacCormack, China

Posted by: scar on Saturday August 01, 2015 (09:59:11)   (1168 Reads)
Blue Heron MacCormack
Who are you?

I'm a father of a 7 year old. Husband to an International school teacher. A writer. A student at Shenzhen University. My U.S. work background was in sales and marketing, and I still do some consulting in those areas.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved to Shekou (Shenzhen), China in 2011 from Portland, OR.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Vanessa Anderson, Shenzhen

Posted by: Carole on Sunday July 05, 2015 (18:29:22)   (5596 Reads)
Vanessa Anderson
Who are you?

Hello, my name is Vanessa Anderson and I’m originally from the UK. I tend to think of myself now as a “global citizen” as this is the fourth country I’ve lived and worked in. The plan is to keep moving, experiencing different cultures around the world. I was raised in London, but as an adult, I’ve spent time living in France, Spain, and Panama. My latest move has been to China where I live with my partner, Ian Usher. We both work as English teachers for a private language school.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Marta Mariño, Suzhou (Near Shanghai)

Posted by: Carole on Monday May 25, 2015 (22:13:45)   (1716 Reads)
Marta Mariño
Who are you?

I am Marta and I was born in a town in the west of Spain in 1984. I started studying Mandarin Chinese during my first year of University in Spain and when I graduated I went to Beijing to improve my language skills. I currently work as a translator in a computer and mobile games publisher in Shanghai and I spend my weekends in the neighboring city of Suzhou, where my boyfriend and our dog live.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Linda, Changsha (Hunan)

Posted by: Carole on Sunday February 01, 2015 (21:41:51)   (2246 Reads)
Linda
Who are you?

My name is Linda and I am a German/American girl who loves traveling and exploring the world outside of my comfort zone. I studied foreign languages and business in Germany and California. I speak German and English as a native speaker and am also fluent in Chinese, French and Spanish. The newest addition to my language catalog is Korean.

In my blog, www.lindalivinginchina.com, I write about my experiences living abroad in Asia, language learning, traveling and my relationship with a Korean man.   more ...

Expat Experiences > China

China

Steven LePoidevin, Wuhan

Posted by: Carole on Thursday April 24, 2014 (15:36:18)   (5400 Reads)
Steven LePoidevin
Who are you?

My name is Steven LePoidevin. I'm a retired mathematics and chemistry teacher currently living in Chiangmai, Thailand, with my wife, Nancy.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

We moved from a small town in rural Canada, to Wuhan, China in 2008. It was a big jump to go from a town with a population of five thousand to a megalopolis of over ten million! After a long teaching career in Canada, I had been considering the idea of teaching abroad for a few years before I retired.   more ...