Monthly Archives: November 2013

#ChinaFacts

Here’s a list of random things I’ve learned about China and Chinese people since moving to Ningbo: 1. Chinese people peel the skin off grapes- not for health reasons, just because they don’t like it. 2. When Chinese children say … Continue reading

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Life’s a Changin’ in China.

There’s been a few articles floating around about China’s recent Summit, in which leaders discussed China’s long-term goals for the future. Most of the attention comes from the discussion of the disbandment of the One Child Policy and forced labor … Continue reading

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So I’m Fat AND Sexy?

Being a minor celebrity in my middle-of-nowhere high school has led to some interesting experiences; one of which is the adjectives my students use to describe me. Aside from the typical “HELLO TEACHER!”, “RICHELLE!!”, “AHHH MS. JIANG!”, I also get … Continue reading

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The Morning Pilgrimage

*This post is a continuation of “Guys, I Just Really Want to go to the Yogurt Festival.”, where I talk about my trip through Qinghai, Tibet, Nepal, Hong Kong and Guangzhou this summer. The next morning we awoke to a … Continue reading

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Black Market Cooking Oil in China

One of my friends from Singapore recently sent me this article from the Washington Post titled: You may never eat street food in China again after watching this video. The article is about black market “recycled” cooking oil fished from … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

You never realize how much you miss American holidays and traditions until you ship yourself to a country that has never heard of them. Halloween is such a fun and interesting holiday, I wanted to bring it to all of … Continue reading

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