Christmas made in China
December 24, 2012
While most expats returned to their home countries for Christmas I stay in Beijing and wittness an interesting mix of Western traditions and symbols in an Eastern environment.
The Haunted Church
December 13, 2012
Spooky: I test my nerves as I explore Beijing’s most haunted address: An abandoned church in Chaoyang District. Legend tells of people mysteriously vanished within its walls...
December 9, 2012
Riding the subway in Beijing at rush-hour feels like going through a spin-cycle in a washing machine. Join me on my daily commute from Shangdi to Chaoyangmen.
Am I becoming Chinese?
December 1, 2012
Can people assimilate into a foreign culture? Do they do it automatically? Here are ten changes in my personality that might prove I'm turning into a Chinese. ;-)
Winter hits the Wall
November 15, 2012
My friend Loong and I climb the Great Wall at Mutianyu during a winter storm leaving vast stretches of the wall all to ourselves and turning the steep steps into a slippery...
Book Recommendation: China
May 19, 2012
To foreigners the behaviour of China and its people may seem a bit odd at times. These books may help you to better understand and appreciate this unique country.
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