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Category: China

The Art of Chinese Scams
[ 9 ] July 2, 2010

The Art of Chinese Scams

In China the art of scamming is taken to a whole new level. Picking out the scam artists from the everyday folk is a difficult task! How do I know…I’ve been scammed!!!

Beijing, Beyond the Grey
[ 7 ] June 29, 2010

Beijing, Beyond the Grey

Beijing is a city that on first impressions is a cold, grey, sterile and heartless place. Yet beyond the grey of Beijing’s winter sure enough there is something truly beautiful, colourul and inspiring.

A Rainy Day in Jiaxing
[ 6 ] June 8, 2010

A Rainy Day in Jiaxing

Sick of being cooped up in my apartment in Keqiao I headed up to Jiaxing for a rainy weekend exploring the city.

Shanghai, a whole new world
[ 10 ] June 5, 2010

Shanghai, a whole new world

Shanghai a city of dazzling buildings, bright flashy lights, European architecture, not to mention expensive! This city was a completely different China from China I had come to know!

World Experiences: China
[ 7 ] May 29, 2010

World Experiences: China

This is the first installment in a new weekly blog segment called “World Experiences”. this weeks destination is China!… “You haven’t experienced China unless you have…”

Shaoxing Culinary Delights…or Not!
[ 2 ] May 6, 2010

Shaoxing Culinary Delights…or Not!

There’s a particular smell you just can’ t avoid while walking down the streets of Shaoxing. It’s the smell of Shaoxing’s most famous culinary delight, Stinky Tofu.

Video: Beijing Acrobatics Show
[ 2 ] April 22, 2010

Video: Beijing Acrobatics Show

When in China you most certainly should check out this amazing acrobatic show at the Chaoyang Theatre in Beijing. This video only gives you a taste of how spectacular this show really is!!!

The Great Wall Workout
[ 13 ] April 18, 2010

The Great Wall Workout

The Great Wall of China, the star of epic historical tales and one of the seven wonders of the medieval world. I thought it would be a nice easy stroll. How wrong I was!!!

Welcome to my Neighbourhood
[ 11 ] April 16, 2010

Welcome to my Neighbourhood

I love living in China. I’m surrounded by fascinating quirks everyday that feed my curiosity for culture. The contrast of my neighbourhood is both astounding and interesting. I feel so privileged to live here, see it and experience this whole other life.

Harbin the Ice Town
[ 1 ] February 25, 2010

Harbin the Ice Town

Guest writer Jacqui Rivers writes about her adventures at The Harbin Ice Festival. This festival runs annually every January displaying an amazing array of incredibly detailed, huge ice and snow sculptures.