Day Two of Celebrating the Holidays in Beijing

The holidays in Beijing have begun. We call it Chinese New Year’s, Lunar New Year in the States. China it’s the Spring Festival or simply New Years. Traditionally, it’s a two-week long celebration, running from …

How to eat noodles like a Guangzhouvian

Guangzhouvian: [ˈɡwɑŋˈdʒo: vɪrn] A person from Guangzhou Guangzhouvians admire food. For them, there is a process to eating and drinking tea that is slowly fading away. But fear not! I found some locals that still …

Net Café > Net Bar

网吧 (wǎng bā): Internet Bar 网咖 (wǎng kā): Internet Café The last time I met my cousin Fran, we found out that we both played League of Legends, a popular online game in the states and China. We had …

The Wonders of Tiananmen and September Third

My cousin, Korina, flew into Beijing a couple days ago. When I was in elementary School, I went to her house just about every weekend. She will be studying in Beijing for a semester. My …