Discovering new places

I have been living in Suzhou for over 4 years now, but there are still some places that I haven’t been to. For example, I haven’t been to all of the famous Suzhou… Continue reading

Those small differences

Last year I wrote a post about how C. and I never fight. That is still true, but I have to confess we sometimes have “fake fights”. These fake fights almost always have to… Continue reading

Chinese zombies

The other day C. and I were talking about the differences in what is considered scary in the West and in China. He said western ghosts are not scary because “they are just a… Continue reading

10th Chinaversary

Today is my Chinaversary! On September 5, 2006, I set foot in China for the first time in my life. Fast forward 10 years and I’ve been here over 8 of those years!… Continue reading

G20 Blue

This month of August has been amazing: we’ve been having blue skies and lower-than-usual pollution for several weeks straight. The air quality is usually better in the summer than in the winter, but… Continue reading

Pros and cons of working from home

Many people have been on holidays and traveling this month. Many blogs have not been updated so frequently these lazy summer days because their authors are busy doing holiday stuff and having fun. And me… I am… Continue reading

Feminine hygiene in China

Today I read an article about something that happened on Sunday: the Chinese swimming team ended up 4th and Fu Yuanhui (China’s newest internet sensation thanks to her funny reactions) mentioned that she had… Continue reading

The Olympic Games

Every summer I used to watch the Olympics while I was on holidays. August is the preferred holiday month in Spain and I would invariably be spending it in our apartment by the… Continue reading

Stereotyping foreigners

I’m sure you have heard many stereotypes about Chinese people in particular or Asians in general. Chinese people are noisy, Chinese people work a lot, Asians are good at maths, all Asians look… Continue reading

Expat.com Blog of the month

Yaaay! I’m the current Blog of the month in Expat.com! I was also interviewed and you can read my answers here, although if you follow my blog there might not be much that you… Continue reading