Blog Archives for category China


19 December. Continuing on the give-Max-the-best-impression-of-China-in-7-days train of thought, I’d planned a little trip to a water town called Wuzhen,… Continue reading »


16 December. Max was in China for a week, and I was determined to show him as many places as… Continue reading »


I originally thought I’d have to go to school on Christmas Day. And on the first day of 2013. It… Continue reading »

Happy New Year

Over the past 2 weeks I’ve completely and utterly ignored my blog. Horrible. I know. My excuse? Well, I actually… Continue reading »

Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Museum

Last week I decided it was time for some proper sight-seeing, and so, as recommended by my flatmates, I headed… Continue reading »

Chinese, Anyone?

With all the posts about updating my blog, baking, and traveling across China, you’d think I never study. Well, in… Continue reading »

Perfect Cookies

Houses in China don’t have ovens. Well, let me rephrase that: typical Chinese houses in Shanghai don’t have ovens. I’m… Continue reading »

50 Days of China

51 days ago, I got on a plane at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, with a heavy suitcase and an excited grin… Continue reading »

National Week

This week marks two holidays in the Chinese holiday: Mid-Autumn Festival, and National Week. My Lonely Planet City Guide on… Continue reading »


I’ve not really suffered from the ‘I-can’t-wait-for-it-to-be-Friday feeling‘ for the past 3 years. Well, technically 7 years as the weekend… Continue reading »