Living Abroad in China as an American

Written by Robin Gilmore

Brian talks all about what his life was like while living in China as an American for an entire year. After being offered an opportunity to teach English in the country, Brian and his brother Nick decided to live in the Land of the Red Dragon and get first-hand experience of what life’s like on the other side of the planet.

Is the water safe to drink? What kind of food do Chinese people really eat? What’s the average day like for a person living in China?

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