Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
To honor Valentine’s Day, here’s a photo essay highlighting some everyday moments where my Chinese husband shows his love for me.
“A Geek in China” is the perfect book for anyone who wants to be culturally savvy about China, fast. Think of it as a fun, smart 150-page China 101 course.
How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day – this ever-important holiday for lovers – when your boyfriend or girlfriend is in China?
It’s the year of the golden rooster. Happy Chinese New Year! While I’m taking a little time off to recharge a little during the holidays, I thought I’d share some photos from our Chinese New Year celebration in rural Hangzhou, China. The biggest dinner of the year — Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner! As always, […]
Chinese New Year is coming! If this is your first time spending the holidays with a Chinese family, here are 3 things that will definitely NOT impress.
How should you NOT give gifts in China? What are the things to avoid? Here are 4 ideas you won’t want to try if you’re hoping to impress.
After years in China, I’d given up on finding a mainland Chinese guy. There were still cuties, but I knew that the cultural aspect was mafan (trouble).
Christmas is coming! If you’d like to do Christmas like the Chinese do, here are three ideas for the holidays.
One of my favorite days of the year is the day I gave birth. Afterwards, little by little we descended into Dante’s nine circles of hell.
You told your friend about how dissatisfied you were with your boyfriend. You said his salary of “only” 8,000 RMB a month wasn’t good enough.