Keys to the Castillo

26 Things I’ve Learned in 26 Years

I’m 26 today. It feels like just yesterday, I was 19, getting ready to board a plane to China, and have my entire life path change extraordinarily. I’d like to share with you 26 things that I’ve learned, that I feel will really help you out. I’ve tried quite a few things But I still… Continue reading 26 Things I’ve Learned in 26 Years

5 Reasons to Date a Girl Who Doesn’t Speak English

There is a world full of abundant possibilities out there. There are tons of beautiful women from different races and various walks of life, waiting for a strong, capable man to whisk her away. If you’ve ever felt frustrated with the dating options immediately available to you, believe me, I know how you feel. Sometimes,… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Date a Girl Who Doesn’t Speak English

6 Things I Love About Living in Mexico (Cancun 2021)

I just couldn’t stand it anymore. My life, I mean. After living in China for 4 and a half years, I flew back to Vancouver, Canada, and spent nearly 2 years living with my parents, more lost than ever. However, I eventually managed to get the ball rolling in the right direction. In the summer… Continue reading 6 Things I Love About Living in Mexico (Cancun 2021)

Become International: 5 Steps to Get a German Passport by Descent

Re: Getting a German Passport Via Citizenship by Descent For the longest time, I was in the dark. It wasn’t until the truth was revealed to me that I realized just how different my life could’ve been if I had been exposed to the right information at the right time. One simple fact, such as:… Continue reading Become International: 5 Steps to Get a German Passport by Descent

For Expats in China: 5 Things NOT to Do

At 19, I was young, dumb, and quite impressionable, but I credit my parents for raising me well and warning me to stay on the ball.   In September 2014, I hopped on a plane to Shanghai to study Chinese for a year at one of the top universities in the country, on a full… Continue reading For Expats in China: 5 Things NOT to Do

5 Years Living in China: What I Liked, and What I Loathed

Are you planning on heading to China anytime soon? Ever been curious about what the most populous country in the world is really like? Are all the news stories and speculation about China being a totalitarian dictatorship true? What’s ironic, is that seasoned China expats will chuckle and, if they’re honest, admit that the more… Continue reading 5 Years Living in China: What I Liked, and What I Loathed

Why Teaching English is the Best Job Ever

If you’re struggling to figure out what to do after graduating from university, then I’ve got an article for you. This isn’t a secret at all – you can hop on the internet and search all about this. If you have a passport from an English-speaking country, namely Canada, the United States, great Britain, Ireland,… Continue reading Why Teaching English is the Best Job Ever