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Shanghai World Expo 2010

In 2010, I worked at the Shanghai World Expo as a student ambassador for the USA Pavilion, greeting visitors and introducing exhibits in Mandarin / English. The weather was muggy, the pavilion was crowded, and my Chinese improved RAPIDLY!

Different Language, Same Result

I never know what to expect when talking to people in a foreign country. The really nice waitress who looked helpful? Snubbed us. The...

A Friendly Stranger and a Failed Spontaneous Adventure

Our exciting plans to explore Shanghai last night evaporated when our 5pm rejuvenating nap became a 17 hour slumber. To make up for yesterday's...

The USA Pavilion and the Expo Itself

The Shanghai World Expo surrounds the Huang Pu river. On the Pu Xi side of the river are the Corporate pavilions and on the...

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