My Day as a Chinese Actress

So for those of you who saw my purposefully vague Instagram/Facebook post, this is the follow up! What had happened was, I was contacted by the head of Culture Yard, our old language school, because his friend was looking for a foreign woman to be in a promotional restaurant documentary, *raise hand here* carpe diem … Continue reading My Day as a Chinese Actress

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Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

*Warning this post contains spoilers.* At the end of last week, I was a bit sad. Sure Daenerys still has two dragons, but now a tale of ice and fire is getting closer and closer. In honor of the two remaining dragons, I went out and bought two dragonfruit. Like my discovery post about mangosteens, here … Continue reading Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

The Chinese Secret to Good Skin

While traveling I always think it's a fun idea to pop into supermarkets and see what's similar and different from home. In the U.K. I loved the descriptions of things-- packages wouldn't advertise plain old strawberries, they were "delicious, fragrant strawberries." Strolling down the beauty aisle in China, you'll see the usual suspects-- shampoo, conditioner, … Continue reading The Chinese Secret to Good Skin