Mike Burns is so passionate about History that he changed careers to be able to teach it. Since he made the switch, Mike has taught students in elementary, middle and high school in the United States, Qatar and for the past eight years, China, nearly six of those at Concordia International School Shanghai. Of all […]
Today starts the Year of the Sheep and whether you are one who particular subscribes to the predictions of the year ahead or not, I find them quite interesting to learn about and it definitely gives us ‘laowai’ some insight into the superstitions of the land. In today’s show, I share the culminated findings of […]
It’s no secret: gifts make China go ’round. As ‘laowai’, we can choose to play by the cultural norms of the land, or choose to dig our heels in and, well, not! There’s loads of grace to go around for the unknowing foreigner, but why choose to be that laowai if we don’t have to […]
It’s Chinese New Year week – get your red out and pick up some fireworks at the roadside stands! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for some quality family time and for the hustle and bustle of China to go quiet for a few days. (Well, minus the fireworks of course!) Why cover […]
Let’s be honest, no one wants to be caught in the middle of a medical emergency…well, EVER, let alone in one without a plan! Are you prepared? In this episode, International SOS Clinic Manager, Sandra Fuld, shares the five steps to developing your comprehensive medical emergency plan while abroad. Complete with a downloadable form, this […]
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