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My Fourth Week in Shanghai

Last weekend was pretty busy. After finishing classes on Friday we all went out to dinner and a few of us decided to go out to a club after that as well. Feeling extremely fresh on Saturday, we visited a fabric market we had been told about and decided to go explore. After wandering around for about 30 minutes we […]

Last weekend was pretty busy. After finishing classes on Friday we all went out to dinner and a few of us decided to go out to a club after that as well. Feeling extremely fresh on Saturday, we visited a fabric market we had been told about and decided to go explore. After wandering around for about 30 minutes we […]

Shanghai Stories: Part V

Another week and another cold! That’s twice in six weeks I have managed to fall sick, and I am none too impressed with myself. But alas, I will not bore you with details of my most recent tribulations, particularly those regarding my blocked nose and how troublesome it got every time meal time rolled around and I was forced to […]

Another week and another cold! That’s twice in six weeks I have managed to fall sick, and I am none too impressed with myself. But alas, I will not bore you with details of my most recent tribulations, particularly those regarding my blocked nose and how troublesome it got every time meal time rolled around and I was forced to […]

My First Two Weeks in Shanghai

With this being my first visit to China, I was extremely excited about the prospect of the busy city life. Coming from a small town in the South of England, I think the culture shock was received at full impact. The first thing I noticed when I landed was definitely the driving style. When taking a taxi from the airport […]

With this being my first visit to China, I was extremely excited about the prospect of the busy city life. Coming from a small town in the South of England, I think the culture shock was received at full impact. The first thing I noticed when I landed was definitely the driving style. When taking a taxi from the airport […]

Shanghai Stories: Part IV

It’s hard to believe that one month has passed since we first arrived in Shanghai as fresh faced interns, ready to take in and take on this exciting city. Since day one it has been go, go, go and I have enjoyed an innumerable number of experiences and learnt so much more than I can summarise in one blog each […]

It’s hard to believe that one month has passed since we first arrived in Shanghai as fresh faced interns, ready to take in and take on this exciting city. Since day one it has been go, go, go and I have enjoyed an innumerable number of experiences and learnt so much more than I can summarise in one blog each […]

Shanghai Stories: Part III

Cautionary tale to all those travelling to Shanghai from the southern hemisphere: winter here is COLD, despite what all those northern hemisphere dwellers may say. Take it from the girl who spent the last week sick because she thought she’d brave it one Saturday night and not bother with her thermal. Yet, I admit to being in constant amazement at my German […]

Cautionary tale to all those travelling to Shanghai from the southern hemisphere: winter here is COLD, despite what all those northern hemisphere dwellers may say. Take it from the girl who spent the last week sick because she thought she’d brave it one Saturday night and not bother with her thermal. Yet, I admit to being in constant amazement at my German […]

Shanghai Stories: Part II

I was listening to the Pointer Sisters’ “It’s Raining Men” earlier this week while gingerly picking a path through all the puddles on my way to work. Seems like it set the tone for the rest of the week, only it was raining nothing as interesting as men.



Still, I’m happy to say that I’m settling nicely into my new workplace, […]

I was listening to the Pointer Sisters’ “It’s Raining Men” earlier this week while gingerly picking a path through all the puddles on my way to work. Seems like it set the tone for the rest of the week, only it was raining nothing as interesting as men. Still, I’m happy to say that I’m settling nicely into my new workplace, […]