Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
Things I’ve Learned from my Chinese Husband: Single’s Day (China’s Version of Black Friday) Can Be Cool
My heart pounded as if it was only a few minutes to midnight on New Year’s Eve. Yet my only resolution revolved around the little black and white mobile phone in my hands and its Alibaba online shopping cart. Every single item in that cart represented hours of online “research”, scouring through reviews, search results […]
Anna Zech has so many talents and fascinating stories to share, it’s no wonder she has caught the attention of China Central Television.
It has been one whirlwind week with way too much going on — including the discovery that my grandmother here in China isn’t feeling well.
It’s fascinating that a relationship could either be really simple, or incredibly complicated and worthy of long discussions, depending on your culture.
Two events I’ve heard about recently have something in common — the idea of people who feel like they own the opposite sex of their race or culture.
in China, I found the sexiest men that I’d ever known. It took crossing an entire ocean to realize that my assumptions about dating in China were a lie.
“‘Why ever did you move home?’ said a doctor I saw at a clinic last October. It is a question I’m still grappling to answer,” writes Marissa of Xiananigans.
Ray Hecht — who I interviewed earlier this year about his new memoir — just interviewed me on his blog. He asked me about how I came to China, my biggest challenge, how I got into the anthology How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit?, the China-centric authors I enjoy, and what I’m currently working […]
Yes, my marriage to a Chinese man has taught me a valuable lesson — that Asia is not the great, united, happy family (as some Americans might believe).
“I’ve given some thought as to why I assumed I’d never find a man to date in China, an assumption that many western women living in Asia seem to make.”