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Korea – Day 2

Korea – Day 2

Today we caught a train to the LG-Chem division in Daejeon. Mike and I were staying there overnight so we were carting luggage. The train station was a busy place – business people, regular travelers, school groups and 4 tall Americans – I was the shorted in the group! Trains are a great way toRead more about Korea – Day 2[…]

Sias University

Sias University

It has been a few days since my last report! If you want to teach English overseas, or are a college student and want to study overseas, you should strongly consider Sias University in Zhengzhou (pronounced Jen Jo), China. The President of the University, Dr. Shawn Chen,  has created an amazing international, global village. Part ofRead more about Sias University[…]

Dream of the Song Dynasty

Dream of the Song Dynasty

Our last evening in Kaifeng we attended the most amazing performance! Millennial Park is an outdoor cultural amusement park covering many acres. In the mornings there is an opening ceremony and all types of activities that preserve traditional Chinese entertainments. Puppet shows, stilt walkers, acrobats – all fabulous! For the evening performance we sat inRead more about Dream of the Song Dynasty[…]

Food!

Food!

Chinese food in America will never be the same! Mainly because it’s the American version of real Chinese food. Meals here are served with cold dishes first and then warm. There are at least 4 dishes to start and we have ended up with over 20 dishes on the lazy-susan. Most meals are served withRead more about Food![…]

Son of Heaven

Son of Heaven

Our first stop this morning was Tiananmen Square. It will hold a million people for an event; it is a massive open space with Mao’s tomb located at the south end, 2 massive government buildings on the east and west side and is separated by a street to the Forbidden City.  Again, as yesterday, thereRead more about Son of Heaven[…]