Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
Is the interracial dating scene friendlier to Asian men when you leave the Anglosphere, the English-speaking world?
It’s always a pleasant surprise when your friend shares a link with you on social media — and it turns out to be an article you wrote a few years back. That happened to me just the other day. There it was in my social media messenging app — a picture of Jun and me […]
The Huffington Post just published The Top 6 Gifts Sure To Please Your Chinese Family, an article inspired by my classic post Giving Gifts to Your Chinese Family – A Modest Guide. Here’s an excerpt: Buying gifts for someone else never ranked as one of my top 10 most fun things to do. Not even […]
The Huffington Post just published How Loving a “Foreign Enemy” (And Writing About It) Changes Lives — a piece that first appeared here.
Our lawyer Ron Coulter reminded me of the value that comes from writing about what it’s like to live with (and sleep with) the so-called “enemy” country.
Half the fun of watching the Olympics is the athletes themselves. They can inspire, amaze, and even catch our eyes in the best possible way. Including many of the Asian men we’ve seen competing in Rio. Here are 4 of the attractive Asian male athletes that we’re watching at the 2016 Olympics (listed in no […]
Have we really been on the road for over two weeks? I couldn’t believe it when I looked at the calendar and realized how much time had flown since we landed in the US on July 20. And to think we’ve spent most of it behind the wheel in the USA! Of course, again, that’s […]
Wondering where I’ve been? It’s tough to keep up with blogging when you’ve traveled halfway around the world, followed by an epic road trip across America. After arriving in Cleveland, Ohio last week (my humble hometown), we got behind the wheel and drove our way out to Boise, Idaho for some business related to my […]
When Jun and I used to live in the US, we always heard the stories from Chinese students and friends. How years would pass before they ever traveled to China to see friends and family. It was too difficult for them to return – because of the cost of travel, the hassle of renewing their […]
When you’ve lived in China as long as I have, you become accustomed to certain things – and can’t imagine being anywhere in the world without them.