Over the years, living abroad has taught me to open my eyes and to be more aware of my surroundings and the cultural differences. I was very fortunate to work with other sites to share my experiences such as my experiences in Hong Kong and how I got to work abroad in Paris, France.

Take a look through my portfolio below.

My column on EJ Insight:

I’ve had an opportunity to open my own column on the English version of Hong Kong’s Economic Journal.

Struggles of ethnic Chinese expats in Hong Kong

Life of a part-time expat student in Hong Kong

Things I love and hate about Hong Kong

Canadian love-hate relationship with Hong Kong


Other Publications:

Nomad Wallet: Work Abroad Teaching Assistant in France

Wellington World Travels: Expat Life in Hong Kong

Life After Study Abroad: Reverse Culture Shock in Coming Home

Conversation Exchange: How to Learn a Language by Yourself (Repost)

Where To Now: The Harsh Reality of Living Abroad (Repost)

Written by Charmaine | The Canadian Wanderer
Charmaine Yip is a Canadian who has lived abroad since 2012. She is currently working in the education industry in Hong Kong. Prior to that, she has lived in Canada, Singapore and France.