Weekend fun: Pomegranate frozen yogurt

In China, street-side hawkers are ubiquitous, selling everything under the sun — Tibetan jewelry, notebooks, phone cases, socks, stuffed animals, candles, candy. There are the usual items, but every once in a while, something new will pop up, everywhere at once. You’d think there was some central management directing all of these sellers to go […]

November updates

It’s been a busy month, guys, from planning a visa run and planning a trip home to planning what to wear to Boyfriend’s first fight and planning Thanksgiving dinner. Now that all of that is over with, I can tell you what happened! For my next visa run, I’m going to Singapore! I found a […]

US v. China: Journalism edition

Is it time to write this post? The recent Bloomberg News controversy — that reporters in China have had their stories spiked because it would mean bad news / loss of money for Bloomberg LP — is making waves because it reneges on two of the most important tenets of Western journalism: Maintaining independence: “Independence” […]

Expats love China most

Or so this survey says. The Wall Street Journal reports: [China] ranked No. 1 overall among 37 countries as a destination for expats in an HSBC Holdings PLC survey released earlier this week, edging out Germany, Singapore and the Cayman Islands. Its surveys ranked China No. 2 out of 37 countries in terms of beneficial […]