The Ballad of Mulan is the original legend of Hua Mulan – the one that inspired the animated Disney movie … More
Moving to China: 10 Reasons to Consider Relocating
Moving to China is something that my husband Isaac and I did on a whim. We were happily living in … More
AliExpress Online Shopping: Pros & Cons
Despite my environmental goals, I am a big online shopper. I am working on buying less and have successfully reduced … More
Christmas in China
Christmas in China has gotten big this last decade. Chinese schools, especially those that employ foreigners, enjoy Christmas holidays. All … More
Red Envelopes & Money Giving Parties
Money can be a taboo topic, especially when with friends or family. In China, however, it is not taboo to … More
Camping on the Great Wall of China
It was three years ago that we went camping on the Great Wall of China. It is an experience that … More
Chinese New Year Parade in Manhattan, NYC
The highlight of the day for me was two dogs, a husky and a golden retriever dressed in traditional golden Chinese lion uniforms. Just like the ones that are worn for the lion dance!
Exploring Shanghai Day, Sunset & Night
You can see all of this in one day in Shanghai. Did you know that the financial center has some of the tallest buildings in the world?
Beach and Tubing in Xiangshan, China (Video)
A day full of splashes and driving on a scenic route! The beach was at Xiangshan, Ningbo and the Tubing/Drifting was at Danshanchishui Yuyao, Beixi Stream. Taken with my GoPro Hero+! Trips like these are some of the few things I miss about living in China.
Tubing in -25°C: Harbin, China 2018
Wearing an entire suitcase worth of clothes, tubing in Harbin, China was so scary that we weren’t even cold!