Andre, Carnisa, Bryson (15) and Brianna (13), hailing from Raleigh, NC, have been in Beijing for the last 5 years. Their oldest son DeMarcus (26) lives in the US. The family moved to Beijing for a teaching position for Andre. Both kids attend Beijing City International School. Carnisa is a much sought after Certified Relationship Life coach in Beijing.
Favorite way to transport yourself in Beijing
DiDi is a life saver, and the subway system
Favorite Dessert Spot
Tianmi Bakery – we order American-style cookies and cakes, and she delivers them to our door.
Favorite Spot to Relax
Favorite Weekend Activity
Hang out with friends
Favorite Chinese Restaurant
Great neighborhood spot, but we don’t know the name
Favorite Non-Chinese Restaurant
Great Leap Burgers
Family Game Night
Adapted Chinese Culture
Taking our shoes off before entering the house
Best Kid’s Clothes Shop
Best Shop for Groceries
Photo: Uni You
This article appeared on p64 of beijingkids December 2017 issue.