Tag Archive: foreigner in China

What do we eat today?

I have to confess I am not good at cooking. I can only do a few simple things: pasta, salad, curry rice. Now that we have an oven I should be able to… Continue reading

The Shitty Restaurant

A few months ago I went to a toilet-themed restaurant and I forgot to write about it here. Well, here it goes! The restaurant was located in Tianzifang, an area with narrow alleys… Continue reading

Team Building

In Chinese companies, or foreign companies established in China, it is very common to organize an annual day out to do outdoor team building activities. If you work in a Chinese company, you… 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

Barbecue Season

When I was 18 or 19 I went on a road trip through Ireland with my family. It was cloudy and raining most of the time, as it is usual there, but one… Continue reading

My first Chinese wedding

Is that title misleading? Ha! I will not be talking about my own wedding, as I have never been married! Today I want to talk about the first wedding I attended in China.… Continue reading

Sculptures around the lake

Yesterday it was a very nice day: the sky was blue and PM2.5 was under 70! That is quite a feat! It seems Beijing gets all the bad press about air pollution but… Continue reading

Online Bureaucracy

Lately I’m under the impression that living in China is getting more and more difficult. New regulations are created and they just complicate things even more for everybody, especially foreigners. Is this done… Continue reading