#208 Laowai in Xi’an—Expat life in the second tier, with Nicole Webb
Second tier cities like Xi’an provide an opportunity to experience the ‘real’ China, rich with history and deep-rooted culture.
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Learn more about Nicole: A former News Reader with Sky News Australia, in 2010, Nicole decided it was time to do that thing called ‘Carpe Diem’ and step outside the box (literally)! With her hotelier husband and bump, she took a whole lot of deep breaths and moved from Sydney to the City that Never Sleeps, Hong Kong! Surviving and thriving on expat life, after four years it was time to take their second posting, in deep dark China. The trio teamed up with those blokes they call the Terracotta Warriors and has been navigating life in Xi’an for the last 20 months. Life’s never dull and when Nicole’s not telling all on her critically acclaimed blog Mint Mocha Musings: The Hotelier’s Wife, An Expat Affair in Asia, she works as a freelance journalist, writer, editor, presenter, media trainer and MC. Nicole’s also in the early stages of writing a book on life in China.
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