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I recently travelled to Shanghai to visit friends, and I must say I was in green tea heaven!!! Delicious ice cold green tea beverages are available on every corner, they even have varieties with less or no sugar now (which was different a couple of years ago when everything was super-sweet). 1,215 more words

Matcha

My War With the Toilet!

Guys… I am telling you the Chinese toilets are bound to kill me one day…. they are after me….. don’t laugh…. my latest encounter…. is the battle of the iPhone…. 590 more words

Personal Self

What's a Chinese wedding banquet like?

I was thoroughly impressed by this couple’s attempt to create a “Chinese Banquet Survival Guide”. It’s way way wayyy better than our attempt in a “ 1,511 more words

Planning

And just like that, another milestone is complete. Our wedding invites are sent!

Although I would have preferred to send the invitations out earlier (closer to 3 months in advance instead of 2), I guess better late then never, right? 325 more words

My Wedding Planning

Китайские причуды. Часть 2.

Спасибо папе и маме Андрея за его чтение моего блога и ободрения писать дальше. Как я уже писала в прошлом посте – у нас каникулы от учебы, поэтому появилось много времени для любимых дел, например, писать блог.

China

Knowing My Own Roots

A few years ago, I accompanied a friend of mine, who was getting married, to a printing company to have her wedding invitation printed. In the middle of the discussion, the invitation card designer asked for some common information such as the date, the venue, etc. 358 more words

Culture

Observations of the Week: Backwards Walking and Forward Thinking

Walking down my road earlier today, on the way home from work, I happened to see an old man walking down the street backwards. He wasn’t just doing a few paces backwards and then forwards to pass time, he was walking backwards with purpose, supposedly in order to get somewhere. 553 more words

Suzhou