It’s Been a Year!

Today marks a year since I landed in China! Man, has it been a rollercoaster from 13-hour layovers to repetitive food poisoning! Nonetheless, I'm so happy to still be going strong in the land of rich culture and delectable food. I thought I'd go over some of the questions I get asked often and explain... Continue Reading →


…But You’re Black: Being Seen as Less Than in China

People get big mad when I bring up race. Recently, I’ve been told that I make everything about color, waving my race card with consistency (especially with it being the year of the Black Panther). It would seem that way, and I didn’t want to write about race. I don’t like talking about it. In... Continue Reading →

One Year Travel-versary

I wish I could post on the actual anniversary day this whole journey began, but it never quite works out that way for me. However, I felt that I had to make this post before this month is over, at least. This month, one year ago, I took my first international flight to a place... Continue Reading →

Traveling with Bipolar 

Last month was my birth month. I started writing this post the day of my birthday, September 2nd, but I kept avoiding finishing it because it's so personal, but this is the only way I know how to write. I've been so overwhelmed with settling in and adjusting to the Chinese lifestyle, that I can't... Continue Reading →

I Got My Chinese Visa!

I hadn't posted in almost a month because I was frustrated and trying to decide whether I should continue discussing Egypt (because there is definitely more to say), or move on to the subject of China. The problem was that I had been working on getting the work visa for 3 months. There was so... Continue Reading →

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