This ‘blog’ documents my real-life experiences living and working in Asia, as a westerner. Let me begin by saying that since my journey in Asia began, blogging has always been something that I’ve considered doing. I feel as if I have seen and experienced too much to not share with others, that maybe haven’t had […]Read More Introduction
Considering the last few chapters have been pretty negative, well okay, all of them have been pretty negative, you’re most likely thinking, “you need some St. John’s Wort, Lee”. Of course, though, Clueless in Asia is about me having a whinge, sharing my experiences of living in Asia in hopes of helping others, and exposing […]Read More 7. A Truth About Chinese Restaurants.
As I post once weekly, I like to offer a brief ‘recap’ as to what happened in the last post, that way you can save time not having to go back and re-read everything. I know that last week’s poignant post was not easily forgettable, so I’ll avoid all the morbid malarkey and give you […]Read More 6. “It’s Fu*king Orange!”
This post is about finding accommodation in China as a westerner, and I must say, it’s a little longer than usual, so instead of dividing it up, lets feast today, and famine tomorrow. I should also note, or in fact, warn, that today’s post is malignant and unnerving. Those of you reading this whilst commuting, […]Read More 5. The Day I Lost Faith In Humanity.
Picking up from where I left off in my previous post, today, I will talk about how I was trained to be a teacher, and the moment you’ve been waiting for, how I finally met the elusive Dick! This post captures my first ever lesson teaching in China, so it’s focused on the topic of work, […]Read More 4. How Would You Handle This?
In today’s post, I will continue this eventful memory, by recreating who was actually waiting for me at the arrivals gate, and what I ate as my first ‘meal’ in China. I will also include some top tips that are relevant to today’s topics. As I mentioned previously, I had just subjected a young man to […]Read More 3. You’ll Never Guess What My First Meal in China Was.
For those of you who didn’t catch my last post, it’s worth reading, as it delves into what drove me to seek out life in Asia. For those of you who did read last week’s post, let’s gather round in a circle and continue with what I like to call, The ‘Phone Incident’. I want […]Read More 2. The ‘Phone Incident’.
Let me begin by saying that, since my journey in Asia began, blogging has always been something that I’ve considered doing. I feel as if I have seen and experienced too much to not share with others, that maybe haven’t had the experience of venturing to Asia. Firstly, I wouldn’t consider this blog to be […]Read More 1. Finding Employment in China.