Living Abroad · Teaching · Travel

Teaching at Kang Chiao International School in Huaqiao, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China Part 1: The Visa Process and Arrival in China

For the short answer, KCIS is not a school that values education, its teachers, or diversity. I would not recommend taking a teaching position at KCIS in Kunshan. The Visa Process Before Arriving in China The interview with Kang Chiao was fairly straight forward and you'll likely talk with a few different people including the… Continue reading Teaching at Kang Chiao International School in Huaqiao, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China Part 1: The Visa Process and Arrival in China

Trading · Trading · Travel

Learning to Day Trade While Potty Training a Two-Year-Old and Taking Care of a Newborn: It IS Possible!

My husband and I left the US in 2019 largely because we were tired of working all the time just to make ends meet. Our daughter was in daycare and I felt like we were missing out on her. Because we were. We decided to go abroad and ended up heading to China. This allowed… Continue reading Learning to Day Trade While Potty Training a Two-Year-Old and Taking Care of a Newborn: It IS Possible!

Travel

Shanghai to Okinawa to Seoul to Florida: Our Coronavirus Escape Route

We flew to Okinawa with a Pack n’ Play and a few sets of beach clothes on January 18th, right at the start of my husband’s two-week Chinese New Year vacation. I remember my husband briefly mentioning something about a virus in China, but it was far from Shanghai so I didn’t think anything of… Continue reading Shanghai to Okinawa to Seoul to Florida: Our Coronavirus Escape Route