And if I find myself in a job that does the opposite, I hope I always find time to tend to my fire and passion; to keep searching for something more fulfilling and never settle for the ordinary.
It’s winter in Beijing and I’m at a crowded bar with loud music. As I take my jacket off, I ask my friends if they want a drink. They nod. I push my way to the front of the bar, squeezing through the crowd and lean my elbows on the counter.
I remember a few years ago, sitting in the auditorium of one of my Travel and Tourism classes in College, while a young guy with a puka shell necklace, spiky hair and enthusiastic hand movements, raved to us about joining a program called SWAP in Australia.
Last weekend we went to Inner Mongolia. We stayed at Anda’s Guesthouse, one of the only foreigner-friendly, English speaking places to stay in Inner Mongolia. They provide a variety of set tours which is the only option for sightseeing in Hoh Hot. Unless you have a Chinese or Mongolian friend, it’s very difficult to get […]