Author Archives: Allyson

Tibet in Black and White

Elle and went to Tibet last week for one of the most memorable trips we have taken this year. There is so much to talk about and share what we did during this eight day adventure (food, broken down buses, … Continue reading

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Dhammapanda Comes Full Circle

In six days Elle and I will head to TIbet for an eight day adventure starting in Lhasa going to the base camp of Mt. Everest and back to Lhasa. We have had so many incredible trips during our eight … Continue reading

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Commercials from Business English

Last class I assigned my Business English students a project to present in class this week. We brainstormed issues that all the students have on campus. No hot water, no electricity, too many tests, and long lines in the cafeteria … Continue reading

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Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai

My mom and sister came over during Amanda’s spring break to explore some of what the PRC has to offer. Quite a different climate than when my dad came in January, China is currently in bloom! All of the fruit … Continue reading

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The Dragon Warrior

Here is a short video of the Pandas feeding in Chengdu. I was going to put some music to it but I want you all to listen to the funny noises they make. It reminds me of (for those of … Continue reading

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“Teacher Lee, you are such a good cook!”

This week in my Oral English classes I have been teaching my students about American food. At the beginning of the semester I asked my students what they wanted to learn from me and American food topped the list of … Continue reading

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Chengdu… Home of the Pandas and all things SPICY

This weekend Elle and I ventured over to the Sichuan province to the west of us to the city of Chengdu. Chengdu is the fifth most populated city in China with 13 million people. Chengdu is located in the Southwest … Continue reading

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