I thought we had a “normal baby” but then I remembered, we’re foreign and live in China.
Looking for a non brain-numbing way to learn Mandarin? Enter, Wechat!
An essential guide to China’s super app – Wechat: How it works, why Chinese people love it and why you need to get on the bandwagon.
One thing is sure when moving to China: things are going to change, and drastically. Here are the habits from home I lost while living behind the bamboo curtain that have ultimately changed me for the better.
No, this isn’t me on my Wedding Day. No, this isn’t me on my Wedding Day. It’s Friday afternoon in downtown Gongbei, Zhuhai and my lovely friend and āyí, (nanny, literally meaning “aunt”), Su, is taking me to her beauty school where she studies. Su kindly invited me to have my nails painted – for…
Feel like a nice back rub? What about a nice back scraping? Here is everything you need to know about gua sha – a remedial Chinese treatment straight out of the middle ages.
No goal was ever met without a little sweat…
Everybody was Kung Fu fighting, hwah!
Well, I did it again. I Googled a delicious foreign delicacy that I love, only to find out that I’m basically a monster for eating it. I once did this with the French luxury food, Foie Gras. After spending one morning Youtubing how it’s made, I spent the rest of the day in a corner rocking in…
Living in Zhuhai these past 10 months, there have been ups, downs and in-betweens. Today, I took to Buzzfeed’s community section to voice some of the most common things you hear living as an expat in China. Enjoy! And please add your own in the comment section below or on Twitter. Read: Shit China Expats Say
Pregnancy pop quiz!
“How much time do you have after your waters break before you go into labour?”
A few hours? Half a day? Mere minutes?
How about, EIGHT DAYS.