Category Archive: Personal

Holidays in Spain I: Catalonia

I’m back! I just spent two weeks of holidays in Spain, visiting my friends and family. C. also came, it was his second time in Spain so we went to visit some new… Continue reading

We never fight

Recently I witnessed an online discussion in which some women were talking about the problems they had with their boyfriends/husbands. Almost all of them mentioned having arguments and fights with their partners. Others replied… Continue reading

100 posts

I usually don’t like writing about what I write (that’s too meta), but today is a special day. This is my 100th post! And what better way to celebrate it than doing a summary… Continue reading

Childhood pictures: Asia vs Europe

Last week when I was writing the post about cultural references I thought about decorating it with some pictures from our childhood. However I didn’t have any picture of C. as a child in… Continue reading

Childhood cultural references

C. is, hands down, the best boyfriend I have ever had. He is smart, caring, self-confident, intelligent, fun and hard-working. And I am always number one on his list of priorities. If I… Continue reading

Shanghai Bloggers App Launch Party

A few weeks ago I received an email from Line, an expat woman living in Shanghai and author of the blog Shanghai Habits. She told me she and her partner Nando had created… Continue reading

Interview in Expat Focus

A few days ago, the website Expat Focus contacted me to do a brief interview for their Experiences section. In it I talk a little bit about expat life and how life in… Continue reading

Going to Ikea on a Sunday

A few days ago I mentioned that I had some exciting news. Well, I am sorry to disappoint you but it is not that we are getting married or that I am pregnant!… Continue reading

The perks of being unemployed

These past months I have been a de facto taitai as I quit my previous job in mid July. Now that I just found a new job and will be resuming my professional… Continue reading

Date Night

A few weeks ago we went on a date. We normally don’t “go out on a date”, we just go out for dinner without calling the event a date. But this time I felt… Continue reading