Tag Archives: English

Luci with Abuela Cristina and Joli

The Adventure Goes On…

Have I already been home for a week, back to reality and away from my Spanish life? Unfortunately, it is true. I cannot believe how fast time flies. I am…

Semana Santa procession in Spain

I’m Going to be Cliche: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

APRIL ALREADY!? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” So it’s cliché, but it really sums up my time here in Valladolid, Spain. In January when…

Luci teaching students

Teaching: A Learning Experience

It’s hard to believe that I arrived in Valladolid two weeks ago already! Let me be cliché and say that time flies when you’re having fun! But really, what an…

pizza hut and pizza in China

American Food with a Chinese Twist

China and the US are obviously different countries. If you doubt this, I refer you to a map. That said, there are still some striking similarities between the States and…

class of Chinese students

An Experience Getting Better and Better by the Day!

As the days go on, things are getting easier and easier to handle. It’s not nearly as stressful as it was the first couple of weeks we were here. The…

Two girls at the Chengdu Giant Panda Research Center

Life Changing Experiences in China!

Well, Kirstie and I have officially been in Chengdu, China for about four weeks now. When we first got here, we were very excited for our experience of a lifetime….

A panda on its back on a large wooden platform

Adjusting to Your Surroundings and PANDAS!

It’s quite an experience teaching Chinese children and adults how to speak English. Nobody said it would be easy, and we’re still adjusting to our new surroundings. Everything’s much different…

Adios España, Hello United States

Hola everyone! I apologize for not writing in a few weeks, but I have been so very busy. My final two weeks have been completely filled! Between my final classes,…

Hola Primavera!

Hola everyone! It’s finally spring!  From when I arrived here in February until about two weeks ago, the weather was cold and rainy just about every day.  Everyone had told…

One of the classes that Barbara teaches in China

How to Toboggan Down the Great Wall of China

Sorry that it has been so long since my last blog. It’s not easy to find spare time these days! Between teaching, homework, exploring, and sleeping, I have little time…