Out of the Teaching Plan and Into the Fire

It wasn’t long ago that I transitioned from English teaching in Chengdu into what I’d consider a career path with a future. This is the story of my passage.

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Jah Bar Chengdu

Reggae by the River: Jah Bar

In a small bar near the river in Chengdu remains the well-worn home of reggae music in the city: Jah Bar.

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Salad & Sandwich Talk with Pernille, Co-Proprietor of “Green Food”

In this interview we talk with Green Food co-prietor Pernille Paulson about her sandwich and salad startup in Chengdu.

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International Supermarket Treat Closes Down

After several years in business, Chengdu’s much-loved imported supermarket Treat is closing. Photos from the last day inside.

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Impoliteness & China

The subject of politeness is unavoidable in China for expats, but there’s more to it than it appears to most newcomers. Insight and tips inside.

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