I RETIRED TO A Montana cabin in 2004, wondering if I’d find contentment blogging from my deck between travels. China topped my to-tour list.
Then, opportunity e-mailed: A recruiter needed English teachers in historic Xian.
After months of questioning and waiting, I found myself in a city of six million, a few hours from the Terra Cotta Warriors, facing university sophomores.
Adjustment wasn’t always easy. I could have benefited from employment guides like Teach Abroad China.
Hindsight allows me to share these tips with you: