Tag Archive: asia

Holidays in Malaysia: Melaka

The other city we visited during our holidays in Malaysia was Melaka, known in English as Malacca. Melaka was an important port of trade in South East Asia and a colony of the… Continue reading

Holidays in Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur

We are back from our holidays in Malaysia! This has been a much-needed break and I had been dreaming about going on holidays for months. Part of it was because I was fed… Continue reading

Asian superpowers

During my time in China I have noticed that most Chinese people have two superpowers that make me very jealous. I wrote Asian instead of Chinese in the post title because Koreans also… 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

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

Tulou: earth buildings in Fujian

One of the pictures I posted the other day for the Animal Lover post reminded me of the time we visited the tulou (土楼). Back in Chinese New Year 2013, after having sworn… Continue reading

How many AMWF couples have you met?

A little more than a year ago I didn’t know the acronym AMWF and the concept behind it existed. I had been dating my Chinese boyfriend for some time and I had noticed… Continue reading

Things I didn’t know I needed before moving to China

I am not saying anything new if I tell you that living in China and living in Spain are two completely different experiences. Anyone would know that! When moving to a different country… Continue reading

Back to the Past III: My first trip to the Philippines

C. likes telling people that Philippines is my third home country (after Spain and China). My friends ask me if I am trying to obtain a Filipino passport. But I think they are… Continue reading

Back to the Past II: Vietnam & Cambodia

Smell is a powerful sense. I’m sitting in my office in Suzhou and I just need to spray the mosquito repellent on my legs to transport my mind to a guest house room in… Continue reading