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┬áthat you… Continue reading

Weekend in Hong Kong

I spent last weekend in Hong Kong, courtesy of my company! Two colleagues that work from home in Shanghai and I were flown to Shenzhen on Friday, where we had a meeting. It… Continue reading

Nanjing, Nanjing

A couple of weekends ago we went to Nanjing. Nanjing is the capital of the province we live in, Jiangsu, and it is only 1.5 hours away from Suzhou by fast train. Hooray… Continue reading

China’s drinking problem

Last Sunday, C. had a meeting. Yes, there are some companies that are horrible enough as to make you work on weekends. After the meeting there was a lunch. At 8 pm, C.… Continue reading

Interracial couples in China

A couple of days ago I saw this video from TMD, who are known for their short humoristic videos about Chinese and foreigners in China (I thought the one about Chinese couples vs… Continue reading

Chinese encouraged to eat less meat

A few weeks ago I read a piece of news about the Chinese government modifying their dietary guidelines and reducing the recommended quantities of meat to eat per day. The article can be… Continue reading

Sunday by the lake

It’s that time of the year again! The beginning of summer means the rainy season is here. It has been raining a lot the last couple of weeks and there were also several… Continue reading

Alternative Chinese bands

A few weeks ago I wrote about my favourite Chinese tv shows. Today is the turn of my favourite Chinese bands! Well, maybe I wouldn’t even need to add the adjective Chinese. These… Continue reading