Moving to China is something that my husband Isaac and I did on a whim. We were happily living in … More
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?
New York Subway vs. Shanghai Metro
In the last few years I have travelled to some of the busiest countries in the world and visited the most used metros. Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and New York are amongst the most heavily trafficked in the world. It was fascinating experiencing all of them and comparing how efficient they were.
Haggling for a Tailor-Made Suit at Shanghai’s AP Plaza’s Fake Market
In China, most consumer items are cheaper than almost anywhere else in the world. As we have posted before, Taobao is usually our go-to place for cheap goods, especially clothes. However, this particular item I wanted to buy in person. In person, you can get accurate measurements, try on the suit when it’s finished, and of course, in China you can take part in a coveted sport of sorts: haggling!
Dragon Burn: Shanghai’s Burning Man
Last month Isaac and I visited our first Burn! It was the Dragon Burn – Shanghai’s regional of the Burning … More
Finding Happiness in the Simple Things
Honest, rambly, longest post ever time. I have been quite unhappy in my daily life lately and I’ve been trying … More
Waste-Free Wednesdays: Intro to Zero-Waste Lifestyle
I have been on a journey towards a zero-waste lifestyle since the beginning of this year. What began as an … More
Snow Day in Shanghai, China 2018
Shanghai experienced one it’s heaviest snowfalls in years and it shut down schools throughout the city. Rolls of non-slip carpets covered the Shanghai’s slipperiest paths and people were warned to stay indoors if possible or waddle like a penguin. Snow selfies took over everyone’s WeChat Moments and giggling children ran outside to build snowmen. Here’s what the snow day on January 25th, 2018 looked like…
The Second Tallest Building in the World, Shanghai
When we’re not traveling and exploring South East Asia, we’re exploring China and the city we live in, Shanghai. We … More
Battle Shanghai’s Pollution: How to Stay Healthy
It can be easy to make light of air pollution, especially after living in China for a long time. Many locals … More