China’s medical check

China’s medical check

Hooray, we exited quarantine this week! Next, we needed to get through China’s mandatory medical check in order to secure our working visas and resident’s permits. Note: this has nothing to do with COVID. In fact, every time we’ve come to work in...
Life in Quarantine, Part II

Life in Quarantine, Part II

Is it weird that I’ve enjoyed life in quarantine? Hanging with my girl 24/7, juggling calls and reading books in our downtime. Watching movies, working out together and basking in togetherness. This may actually be my personal nirvana. Alas, it is now time to...
Life in Quarantine.

Life in Quarantine.

Curious about the lock down life? We were escorted to hotel quarantine directly from the airport by kind, efficient professionals completely outfitted in hazmat suits. We’ve found the local Chinese hotel to be quite comfortable, with a/c and even a tiny fridge...
Journey to Shanghai, Part 2

Journey to Shanghai, Part 2

What an adventure! To travel from U.S. to China in the midst of a pandemic, travel bans and trade war. Our family feels that this next chapter was truly meant to be, that we were able to make it here! Now here’s my first post from Shanghai! After a few final...
Journey to Shanghai

Journey to Shanghai

This journey from Seattle to Shanghai began months ago, when I found my dream job and my dream job found me. It was everything I was looking for in the back half of my career after a marvelous professional halftime! What makes it the perfect job? Head: I’m...