Being A Picky Eater In China

Being a Picky Eater in China

Growing up, I went through food phases. I’d decide that my favorite thing to stuff my face with was strawberry cream cheese or peanut butter and jelly and then eat only strawberry cream cheese or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches…

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Things Chinese People Are Tired Of Hearing

Things Chinese People are Tired of Hearing

Recently, my friend Jenny wrote an article about things foreigners in China are tired of hearing. Can you guess the number one response? “Your Chinese is so good! 你中文真好! (nǐ zhōngwén zhēn hǎo!)” As the article states, a foreigner need…

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Finding The Real China

Finding the Real China

“Until you can walk more than a few kilometers in any direction without running into a Starbucks, you’re not in the ‘real’ China,” my friend jokes as we take in the monolithic skyline of Shanghai’s Lujiazui on a recent summer…

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