Tag Archive: shopping

The time I was mistaken for my husband’s tour guide

A couple of years ago, my parents in law and four of our friends (two Taiwanese couples that live in China) flew to Spain to attend our wedding. As it was the first… Continue reading

The obsession with fakes and brands

When I was studying in Beijing, my parents, brother, uncle, aunt and cousins came once to visit me. They wanted to make the most of their trip and see other places in China… Continue reading

The new mall

The most famous modern building in Suzhou is probably the pants building, thanks to its curious shape and also because it is the highest building in the city. Its construction lasted longer than… Continue reading

The difficulty of choosing

I am an indecisive person. But I have a strange form of indecisiveness: it doesn’t really affect my┬ábig decisions in life, only the trivial, non important stuff. Like buying things. When I go… Continue reading

Women’s Day in China

Today is March 8th, International Women’s Day. When I was a child, this day was called Working Women’s Day (at least in Spain). There were articles in the newspapers commemorating it and some… Continue reading

Chinese supermarkets

After a few years living in China, most things that amazed/annoyed me during my first months here are now normal events in my life and I don’t think about them too much: kids… Continue reading