It’s May and that means it’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month once again! Since I’ve had an exceptionally eventful past week (one that unfortunately included me throwing up the other night…yikes!), I thought I’d take this time to dig into the archives and instead honor some of the fine Asian-Pacific American writers who have contributed to this blog […]
This novel explores the clash between two Americans (a deadbeat and an idealist) teaching English in China, and the student who comes between them.
In China, there’s nothing that strikes fear into my heart quite like the phrase, “Let’s attend a wedding.” Here’s why I dislike wedding banquets in China.
In this guest article Nicolas Chan takes us on a tour of the local dating landscape and offers pointers to those hoping to ‘swipe right’ in China.
虽然我有幸在中国找到了另一半并嫁到了这儿，但是我发现我的情况在当地相当罕见。为什么西方女孩很难在亚洲找到自己的白马王子呢？(Translation of “Guest Post: 5 Reasons You Might Not Find Your Mr. Right in Asia”)
It’s amazing to finally connect with my husband’s family/friends in the local dialect. Learning your partner’s obscure language or dialect is a LOT of fun.
Two Wongs Make it Right is more than just a clever take on that old saying. It’s also the name of a funny new AMWF vlog on Youtube.
想一想，我作为一个三十岁的成年人，每次在婆婆家（浙江省乡下）住时还需要她帮忙洗衣服，这多少让人觉得有点不好意思。 (Translation of: 4 Things I’m Embarrassed to Share About Living with My Chinese In-Laws)
I’ve been happily married for over a decade to someone from another country and culture. And like many folks in my shoes, sometimes I forget how far I’ve come from the early days in my relationship…from those arguments, misunderstandings, and stumbles to where John and I are now. I was reminded of this after seeing the […]
While I have happily met and married my Asian Mr. Right, I have found my case to be rather rare among Western women living abroad.