Welcome to Singapore – leave your chewing gum at home

My life offers a fairly constant stream of new learning and opportunity. Most recently I learned that among other things, chewing gum is illegal in Singapore. Thankfully I travel with caring co-workers who alerted me of my poor choice after popping in a piece of gum as we were preparing to land in Singapore. Who…

Korea, who knew!?

Unlike my preconceived notions of China, I had no expectations of Korea. I really hadn’t thought of it, hadn’t imagined it. So with no expectations to live up to, for me, Korea was a blank slate. A couple hour flight from Shanghai, I started to get excited from the view from the plane. Beautiful blue…

Little Garcia in Big China

Big delay since my last post…sorry. You see, I’ve been a wee bit busy traveling to ASIA! This is part 1 of a two part post. China in this post. Korea in the next. Light on words, heavy on pics, because we all  know that’s the good part! Having surprisingly found myself working in the…