China, Travel, Uncategorized

Men in Fur Coats and Other Fun Things to See in Shanghai

I hate when people ask, "so what's it like living in Shanghai?" I suppose it's a fair question but I feel like I don't know how to answer it.   If you've ever asked (or wondered) and I've given you some equally vague response. Today is your lucky day. I'm transporting you through space and… Continue reading Men in Fur Coats and Other Fun Things to See in Shanghai


Vote for Me!

Well, this is awkward. But... As I mentioned, I submitted an entry into an expat blog contest. The topic was pretty general.  Basically, compile some sort of "top list" about your adopted home, or about being an expat, or some combination. They obviously want to drive traffic to their website so to read (and hopefully… Continue reading Vote for Me!

China, Travel, Uncategorized

How to Act

I can't believe I forgot the funniest part of the whole, potty-training-when-the-world-is-your-toilet most of these buildings, the guards who do not look at all intimidating, walk with dogs who look even less intimidating. Part of the reason, is that they (the dogs) look like old, retired farm dogs and the other reason is...wait for… Continue reading How to Act