Am I the only one, or did some of you feel like your vacation sat on the tarmac all summer? Between masks and protests and swabs stuck up our noses to our brains, the summer of 2020 hasn’t been a relaxing holiday.
I cannot think of one emoji with the impact of a postage stamp or a font as endearing as Leaky Fountain Pen
There is one thing that unites students globally during this remote learning: Starbucks.
Foreign supermarkets will always be strange. You can buy everything but not the thing you really crave–a taste of home.
What lengths will one go to meet new friends in China?
Ten point seven kilometers.
It’s one of the few words that I know in Chinese. If you pronounce it correctly, you’ll be saying thank you. If you pronounce it wrong, you’ll be saying anything but.
You know a mushroom hot pot (mó gu huǒ guō) must be good if your guide first warns you about the possible side effects.
It’s the photo that every Chinese tourist takes when they travel to Guilin: their holding a 20 RMB in front of the actual scene Etched on the back of the bill. So why didn’t I take the money shot at Guiling that the rambling tour guide suggested? I couldn’t stop staring at the dead pig floating in the Yi River. […]
grinding up life’s bitter moments into something good.
It’s that time of year again. The China Daily English Speaking Competition . In 八 (eight) hours, I break or make the day of over 150 六 (six) – 十二 (ttwelve)-year-olds, many whom are dressed to the 久s (nines), and have memorized speeches that they have no clue of what they are saying. Take for instance, this princess who’s […]