Tag Archive: asia

Cleaning in China

It might seem like a strange topic, but one of the main differences that I have found between China and Spain is in the daily, common and boring act of cleaning. I am not referring… Continue reading

Travelling on a Chinese passport

Being a Spanish citizen and possessing an European passport has a lot of advantages I wasn’t really fully aware of until I started dating C. I was used to travelling freely almost everywhere,… 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

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