Category: Advice

Once upon a time, I was naïve. I believed in the myth: “If you lived in a city, you would become fluent in that language.” I never experienced language barrier or cultural shock before and people always talk about how

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My friend, Melissa, recently visited Gabon in Central Africa for three months. She had a really positive experience and wanted to share it on my blog. I need to also mention she’s a Canadian-born Chinese so imagine what it is

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Since graduating in 2012, I have been traveling and working abroad. My family thinks it is an abnormal, nomadic life that I have chosen and even though they are supportive, they are tired of seeing me leaving home each and

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Living abroad was a big step in my life. Sometimes, when one is trying to fit in to a society, one will lose themselves in the process. While I am a believer of being true to my own identity, I

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