Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
In Chinese, yangxifu (洋媳妇) refers to foreign women married to Chinese men. And in China, the mention of yangxifu can sometimes light up the toughest people.
Are interracial couples of Asian men & Western women really that rare? A field report from Hong Kong
A reader does an informal “study” during a trip to Hong Kong, hoping to discover whether couples of Asian men and Western women are really that rare.
It’s one thing to see China’s history in a museum and another to find a 5,000-year-old site right in my husband’s village in China.
Seven incredibly weird questions from search terms that will never become real Ask the Yangxifu columns, but might just make you go “Hmmmm” or laugh!
Three amazing wild edible plants here in Zhejiang, China that have enchanted me and my Chinese family this Spring — and landed on our daily menu at home.
I was raised in the Midwestern US. Yet now I live in China’s countryside with my Chinese husband and his family, where I’ve learned some surprising things.
For some Chinese men and Western women in love, a big question looms over their relationship — where should the couple live and work in the world?
My Chinese family, including my husband, prefers that I stay around the home here in China. They say it’s for my safety…but it’s for theirs too.
I invested years of my life studying Mandarin Chinese, only to marry a man whose local dialect is a different language. I wondered, should I learn it?
Though I still equate the word “invitation” with notice, I’m learning to appreciate the beauty in a sudden invite, like my big uncle’s dinner in China.