Monthly Archives: October 2019

Traveling Makes You a Happier Person

2019-12-11T10:17:36+00:00

Traveling Makes You a Happier person:  When you think about spending your hard-earned money on traveling abroad, you might say to yourself, “I’m better off buying some shoes that will last me a long time”, but science says that it is actually quite the opposite.  We buy things to make us happy, but happiness lasts only for a short time as we quickly adapt to our new iPhone. Dr. Thomas Gilovich from Cornell University says that we buy things to make us happy, but the happiness lasts only for a short time as we quickly adapt to our new [...]

Traveling Makes You a Happier Person2019-12-11T10:17:36+00:00

Daniel Saldanha | Meet our Global Family

2020-01-27T13:36:10+00:00

This time we catch up with Daniel Saldanha from Porto, who joined Shanghai Summer School’s Global Family last year. For most of our participants, their time at Shanghai Summer School was the first time they’d visited China. Daniel, however, had visited China twice before and still found much to love about the city of Shanghai. Read on to see Shanghai Summer School from a slightly different perspective. 1. What was your reason for joining Shanghai Summer School? Was it an ambition to get a good grasp of the Chinese language or was it a desire to experience living [...]

Daniel Saldanha | Meet our Global Family2020-01-27T13:36:10+00:00