12 reasons you should read “Dragonfruit” anthology of true stories of expat women in Asia

Why read “How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit”? Here are 12 stories of AMWF/cross-cultural love, dating and marriage in Asia and more you shouldn’t miss.

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Double Happiness: Love on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau – Konchok and Kimberly

When Kimberly went to Qinghai in China’s West, she used to joke that she might meet a nice man there…never realizing she would marry a Tibetan man.

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Photo Essay: On “Huangshan Honeymoon”, my true story featured in “Dragonfruit” anthology

My essay “Huangshan Honeymoon” (included in “How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit”) explores the very different honeymoon my husband and I enjoyed.

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Tibetan husbands, dating Chinese pop stars, and other unusual stories of Chinese men & Western women in love

This week, I’ve stumbled upon a number of incredibly unique stories in the blogosphere about Chinese men and Western women in love.

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Yin-Yang: Discovering a Whole New World with My Chinese Husband

Before Nicki Chen married her Chinese husband, she thought, “We complement each other.” But their differences also meant they could learn from each other.

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Double Happiness: How Alex married Fei, and became a wedding planner in Qingdao, China

Alex went to Qingdao in June 2010, never realizing she would end up marrying a local and building a wedding planning business with him.

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A Tumultuous European-Chinese Marriage + Advice Needed

A story of a European-Chinese couple fighting for their marriage and family, who needs your advice and support.

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Yin-Yang: On Love, Fighting and Finding Harmony in a Chinese-Western Marriage

After the honeymoon was over, Austrian R and her Chinese husband “fought all the time”. But they found harmony once again in their cross-cultural marriage.

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