Robert Vance is a China based freelance writer and teacher who has traveled extensively throughout Asia and Latin America. He spent more than a decade as a radio broadcaster in the United States before moving to Asia to focus on writing about Chinese Culture. He has also lived and traveled throughout Mexico and Central America. He holds a degree in Spanish and International Studies from the University of Michigan. Presently, he is the senior editor at TeachAbroadChina.com which provides useful cultural information and tips for ex-pats living in the People’s Republic of China. He also writes daily op-ed articles about Chinese culture and politics which appear on the website.