Tag Archive: shanghai

Chinese birthday cakes

I have been feeling pretty uninspired lately. I started several posts but left them sitting on the draft folder because they felt boring and irrelevant. But inspiration can be found any moment and… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from China

Christmas in China is a strange holiday. Well, that is a way of speaking. There is no holiday, in fact. Malls put up fancy decorations and play Christmas carols, but that’s about it. On… Continue reading

The daily commute

As I mentioned in the post about books, since October I don’t have a room in Shanghai anymore and I have to commute every day from Suzhou. That implies taking 2 trains. Does it… Continue reading

A tourist in Shanghai

This past year I have been living and working in Shanghai but, to be honest I haven’t done much here. My weekdays were spent in the small triangle between the office, the apartment and… Continue reading

Chinese Fashion: 10 Epic Fails

One of the things I like about Chinese people is that they have a very peculiar style and are not afraid of displaying it in public. I have seen people wearing very flashy clothes… Continue reading

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 rainy season

The rainy season is here and it is raining. A lot. But it is also hot, so you cannot just wear your winter boots to avoid getting your feet soaked. Well, you could… Continue reading

Shanghai Bloggers App Launch Party

A few weeks ago I received an email from Line, an expat woman living in Shanghai and author of the blog Shanghai Habits. She told me she and her partner Nando had created… 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