Crossing the street in China

A post that Autumn wrote a few weeks ago gave me an idea for a couple of articles about traffic in China. This one is about being a pedestrian, and the next one… Continue reading

Our first anniversary

Yes, I know I said I did not want to talk about weddings anymore, but something came up… Last Saturday it was our first anniversary. “But how can that be”, you might be… Continue reading

Wedding preparation adventures

Did I tell you that I got married? Haha! I’m just joking. I don’t want to be too annoying talking about the wedding in too many posts. To be honest, I didn’t even… Continue reading

Our Chinese wedding

Finally! I got the pictures from the official photographer and I can at last tell you everything about our Chinese wedding, which was on May 13th. Well, as you will see, our wedding… Continue reading

Family visit VI: Suzhou

Finally! We reached the end of my family’s China trip last month. The last stop was Suzhou, where I live and where our Chinese wedding took place. I hope I can write about… Continue reading

Family visit V: Shanghai

The last stop in our China tour before going to Suzhou for the wedding was Shanghai. Our mini Shanghai adventure started in Duolun Cultural Street, which, to be honest, I had never heard… Continue reading

Family visit IV: Nanjing

After Beijing, Jinan and Qufu, our next stop was Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province. In Nanjing we experienced crazy weather: the first day was unbearably hot and humid, and the second day… Continue reading

Book review: Parsley and coriander

It’s not every day that I hear about a book written by a foreign woman who lives in Suzhou and tells a story about foreign women living here! So, understandably, I was very… Continue reading

Family visit III: Qufu

The third stop in our trip was the town of Qufu, also located in Shandong province and only 30 minutes away from Jinan by fast train. Qufu is famous for being the hometown… Continue reading

Family visit II: Jinan

The second stop in our trip was Jinan. My main objective when designing the route was avoiding domestic flights (because they are always late), so I chose places we could reach with the… Continue reading