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What does it feel like for an expat to leave China?   [Copy link] 中文

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mixamixa Post time: 2014-11-27 00:08
I have lived in China for 6 months and go back home in three weeks. I have been in China before and  ...

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cmknight Post time: 2014-11-27 07:34
I'd miss the pushing and shoving to get on the bus, the skirting steaming piles of vomit from people ...

I can't tell whether you love it or hate it, but I'd like to meet more taxi drivers like the one you mention. Wish you a happy holiday season.
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I can't even imagine living somewhere else...
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seanboyce88 Post time: 2014-11-27 14:01
There's a great book by Milan Kundera on going home after a long time in another country. It's calle ...

True story: when I do my annual pilgrimage to the west, the better friends are wildly curious and interested. The average ones just attempt to sew me back into their life without realizing I'm not even the same person anymore.
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teamkrejados Post time: 2014-12-22 18:29
Wish you a safe trip and a glorious holiday.

Same to you. Can't wait to eat ham, turkey, salmon and all the other great Christmas foods.

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Post time 2014-12-22 21:09:06 |Display all floors
"expat"  "leave China"
some day Jiangsu will rule China

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teamkrejados Post time: 2014-12-22 18:48
True story: when I do my annual pilgrimage to the west, the better friends are wildly curious and  ...

have you read this book? The phrase "sew me back into their lives" sounds suspiciously like you've read it :p
You know that every time I try to go
Where I really want to be
It's already where I am
'Cause I'm already there

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