Travel China with the Yangxifu: Getting Beyond the “Postcard China”

Sometimes the best China travel happens off the tourist circuit. Find the more everyday side of China, and/or Chinese culture, on your trip, with these ideas.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Understanding Silence from Your Chinese Boyfriend

What does it mean when your Chinese boyfriend stops communicating? Jocelyn sheds some light on understanding the sound of silence in a relationship.

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The Chinese Zodiac Effect

When you live in China, you don’t just experience the Chinese zodiac in daily life. Sometimes, it changes you forever — even if you don’t believe in superstition.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Movies with Chinese Men and Western Women in Love

A list of those rare movies that portray love, romance and/or marriage between Chinese men and Western women.

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Book Review: Electric Voices and Stinky Tofu by MandMX

MandMX.com’s “Electric Voices and Stinky Tofu” delivers laughs through its uniquely bilingual Chinese/English comics, but it’s a puzzling journey, especially for anyone who doesn’t read Chinese.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Finding Over-35 Chinese Men to Date

Can a divorced Western woman over 35, with school age children, find love with a Chinese man? Jocelyn offers some ideas on where to find him, for women based in the US.

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All Foreigners Look Alike, All Chinese Look Alike?

When a Chinese friend confessed he couldn’t tell the difference between foreign faces — and an American confused my Chinese husband with another Chinese man — I began to wonder: do we all just look alike when we’re not dealing with people in “our group”?

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