Time for Two Temples: Buddhism and Daoism​

上海 Blog #14 二零一五年六月三号星期四三 Wednesday June 3rd, 2015 Local Time: 21:23 Shanghai Time Had noodles once again for lunch today. The Jade Buddha Temple was the first stop on the agenda today. You want to …

Bartering in 5 Easy Steps: Maybe a Car?​

上海 Blog #12 二零一五年六月一号星期四一 Monday June 1st, 2015 Local Time: 22:59 Shanghai Time Don’t worry, I plan to keep this one short because I am exhausted and something about the heat wave today has my …

The Maybe Not So Humble Administrator’s Garden

上海 Blog #10 二零一五年五月三十号星期四六 Saturday May 30th, 2015 Local Time: 21:00 Shanghai Time I was woken today by a knock at the door around 8 o’clock. A kind little maid began rapid fire Mandarin-ing me …

Fashion Faux Pas –> Ice Cream

上海 Blog #9 二零一五年五月二十九号星期四五 Friday May 29th, 2015 Local Time: 23:00 Shanghai Time We had our first class quiz today in Chinese International relations. The quiz was oral and consisted of reading an article for …

You. Must. Eat. Chinese. McDonalds.

上海 Blog #8 二零一五年五月二十八号星期四 Thursday May 28th, 2015 Local Time: 0:32 Shanghai Time Today, I finally slept until my alarm went off. Yay, bye bye jetlag, hello Shanghai Time! After class was the urban planning …