Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
“The Porcelain Thief” deftly combines Huan Hsu’s personal experiences as a Chinese American in China, family stories, and his quest for buried porcelain.
“I’m not sure how Asian my future husband will be. But I know that if he won’t ask for my bag, I’ll…teach him to…because it makes me feel (cared for).”
Charlotte Edwards-Zhang, who blogs at Chinese Potpourri, just had a nifty article published at Yoyo Chinese titled What to Expect When Dating a Chinese Guy. And I’m thrilled to have contributed my thoughts to the article, along with Jo Kelly-Bai of Life Behind the Wall. Here’s a snippet of the piece: A decade ago, my […]
“In China people…will just blatantly tell you that you have gained a few pounds or, as Bridget Jones would say, ‘have (a) bum the size of Brazil.'”
I found my way to China (and my Chinese husband) long after my mother passed away. What if she could have seen me now?
Shanghainese husbands are supposedly some of the best in the world. But how should we feel about this when the reasons could come across as emasculating?
A reader working on a fantastic new Chinese language learning game — which has a white girl with Asian male love interests in it — needs beta testers!
For the past year, Yuan Fu, a native of Shandong Province, has volunteered his time to help translate a variety of posts on Speaking of China into Chinese.
Why Spending Chinese New Year With Family Can Be Exhausting (Or How I Ended Up In The Emergency Room)
You know your Chinese New Year holidays have hit a low point when you end up doubled over in the emergency room with an IV drip, praying you won’t vomit.
Chinese New Year is one of those times when it seems like everyone in the family makes it their business to criticize your life. And it’s not always easy.