I taught English in Xi’an, China and I had no idea what I was doing. I walked into the university in China with almost nothing prepared. I just learned as I went along and got better at teaching as time went on.
It’s been two years now and I miss Xi’an, China like crazy. It was an incredible experience and I think sometimes I forget just awesome it was.
I’m on the QiRanger Podcast with Steve Miller! Listen as I talk about my favorite dishes, what to do in the city, and how to get to Xi’an, China.
It was a world away from our families in South Carolina. I could not help but slow down and reflect on all of the events that happened in this place. Chinese history. World history.
I hear it all the time in Argentina by the locals, “isn’t chinese food bugs and fish?” Do they really think 1.4 billion people are eating bugs? With thousands of years of history, that bugs are the only thing they can think of? Did they forget who brought the pasta to Italy that they are so much a fan of?
Mention actors Bruce Lee or Jackie Chan, and most American students would be delighted to discuss at great length their popular box office movies, and perhaps even recite some of their famous lines. Few would disagree with their iconic status … Read the rest