Photo Booth

This is something I have seen in Asia, but not in Spain. In Spain you can find the regular photo booths, where you can have your passport photos taken. But the ones in… Continue reading

Our new flatmate

Since last week we are three at home. Please meet our new flatmate, her name is Nico:   Nico is a 6 year old female Golden Retriever and yes, she’s fat. She weighted… Continue reading

Superstitions

During our stay in Wuyuan County I noticed a lot of the houses had a small mirror hanging above the front door.   I asked C. about it and he told me it… Continue reading

How I met my boyfriend

I met C. in person for the first time exactly two years ago so I think today is a good day to tell the story of how we met. Here it goes. We… Continue reading

Far from the madding crowd: Wuyuan County

Travelling around China during a national holiday can be a total nightmare but I had to go somewhere for the 3-day long weekend of the May 1 holiday (May 1, 2 and 3;… Continue reading

A weird marriage proposal

There was this teacher in my university in Beijing. Well, he was not a teacher, just an administrative staff in the office, but he was called laoshi by all the students. He was… Continue reading

My Hong Kong exile

In April 2013 I had to travel to Hong Kong and stay there for a week while my Chinese work visa was being issued. One of the most annoying things about visas in… Continue reading

Guest post: C. writes about us

Yesterday I asked C. if he would like to write a guest post for my blog. The topic I suggested him was: Differences between dating a Chinese girl and a foreigner. I told… Continue reading

The North Korean girl

In September 2009 I was starting my second year in Beiwai (Beijing Foreign Studies University). It was a couple of days before classes started and I was with other returning students in the administrative building… Continue reading

Urban graveyard

In my last post I talked about 清明节 Qingmingjie or the Tomb-sweeping Festival and how we went to the countryside. Today I want to post some pictures about the cemeteries in Suzhou. We… Continue reading