Tag Archive: hong kong

Chinese movies (2018 list)

Finally, the moment that you were all waiting for! (Or maybe not!)… My “Chinese movies of the year” post is back! I just can’t help but feeling I need to keep all of… Continue reading

Chinese movies (2017 list)

Am I too annoying with lists? A couple of posts ago I wrote a list with the China-related books I read last year, and now it’s the movies turn! This is also the… Continue reading

Holidays in Hong Kong

The holidays are over! They went by so fast! Most companies started working yesterday (and also worked today), but our office decided to start working tomorrow. Yep, tomorrow Sunday. Welcome to China! Our… Continue reading

Chinese movies (2016 list)

A few days ago I wrote about the books related to China that I had read in 2016. Today I want to write about the Chinese movies I watched last year! I also… Continue reading

Chinese zombies

The other day C. and I were talking about the differences in what is considered scary in the West and in China. He said¬†western ghosts are not scary because “they are just a… 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

The coldest winter

There has been no other topic on the Chinese news and social media in the past few days: it is cold! The local Suzhou newspaper warned us a week in advance: it was… Continue reading

Chinese movies (2015 list)

It is a bit late but, anyway, I wanted to share the list of Chinese movies I watched last year. I classified them in 3 groups: liked them, meh, and didn’t like them.… Continue reading

Book review: Good Chinese Wife

When I first heard of “Good Chinese Wife”, by¬†Susan Blumberg-Kason, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read it or not. Why? Because of the description, which sounded terrifying: A real-life, cross-cultural fairy… 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