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About Books, Short Stories, Author


Short Stories

Short Stories


About the Author

Books on living in another country

Aldo A. Quintana

At AQ's Solo Writing & Publishing, you'll get authentic books and stories that let you experience living in another country without spending a chunk of money traveling.

Aldo Quintana is the Author of Sweating in the Land of Smiles: Living in Bangkok During the Year of Radical Change (2021), which happens in Thailand during COVID-19.

His second book, The Twists and Turns of Living in Shanghai: Before, During, and After the Honeymoon (2019), involves two and a half years in China's largest city.

The first book, 180 Days Abroad with the Chinese Locals: What Textbooks and Classrooms Don’t Tell Us About China (2016), focuses on Langfang, Hebei, China. 

Aldo is a California Bay Area native. He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Business Administration, an undergraduate minor in Child Development, and an ESL teaching credential to teach English abroad or online.

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