Jetlag

What really is jetlag?  Back in the US I had a superb biological clock. I was asleep at about 9, and woke up around 5-6 without any alarms. I know traveling across the world and moving 13 hours in the future isn’t supposed to be easy.  It’s definitely...

30 Hours Later and I’m Never Going Back

Okay, I’m being dramatic – but that 30 hour travel time was more than enough to not make me want to leave any time soon. I was lucky enough to have window seats for my long flights – however I struggle with sleeping on planes, so I maybe got a total...

The adventure begins

I’m sitting here in the Dallas Fort Worth airport trying to figure out how I’m feeling while waiting for my next flight to Beijing.  I’m still having trouble really believing that I’ll be in China in 17 hours. My flight from Jacksonville to DFW...

Expectations vs Reality

It’s easy to let your expectations ruin the realty of something.  If you go in with high expectations, you might get disappointed. Many people combat this by saying “Hope for the best, but expect the worst” and living with a mentality that if they...

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