Tag Archive: traditions

Dangerous food combinations

We are in the middle of autumn and it’s persimmon season! Well, at least in China, because I don’t remember ever having eaten persimmons in Spain when I was a child. At home… Continue reading

China’s drinking problem

Last Sunday, C. had a meeting. Yes, there are some companies that are horrible enough as to make you work on weekends. After the meeting there was a lunch. At 8 pm, C.… Continue reading

Leftover women

Last week, a video published by the Japanese cosmetic brand SK-II went viral on the Chinese internet and subsequently appeared in the news in other countries. The video is about the so-called “leftover women” (剩女),… Continue reading

The Mid-Autumn Festival

Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival! And even though I just arrived to Spain for my 2 week holidays, I scheduled this post in advance to share some facts about the festivity. Traditionally, the… 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