I was a bit apprehensive with everyone I told saying that it’s just a big, cold, dirty city.
Standing up all day has the added benefit of getting the fidgets out of me throughout the day.
Battles are constantly being fought that shape the future of the Internet, and fortunately there are some very intelligent people leading the charge.
I never thought I’d be one of those people who craved a Starbucks, but the last few years in Suzhou spoiled me.
Wenchang is famous for two things — a good source of brides for early 20th Century Chinese power elites, and fatty, under-cooked chicken.
I took a short break from Facebook to explore how it affected my day.
Aside from making sure my Facebook privacy permissions were set, I hadn’t given a whole lot of thought about sharing photos of the kids online.
The challenge at home was not really the desire to drink, but rather the routine of it.
And now as Haikou’s short winter is receding, our first floor apartment is beginning to crawl again.
When we applied to renounce our son’s Chinese citizenship, we had assumed it would take a few months and that would be that.
Typhoon Rammasun fit firmly into a third type of memory – one that sneaks up on you, but the moment it arrives you know it’ll be forever with you.
We make it work by keeping things romantic and always maintaining the highest respect for one another.
I’m going to say this once, to be clear about things… NEVER TAKE THE BUS IN CHINA.
So, today I am receiving a guest. I love guests.
One of the toughest things for me to get used to about living in Suzhou is the weather.
To say Suzhou has a lot of gardens is an understatement somewhat akin to saying China’s got a lot of people.