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food safety in China

Food safety in China is no joke — and it’s not a concern that’s limited to a handful of paranoid foreigners. It’s something that Chinese people also discuss constantly. Every other day, my coworkers would warn me about some random … Continue reading

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celebrating women (who like to shop)

Happy Women’s Day! I got an email yesterday evening announcing that all women employees get a half day today in honor of International Women’s Day. So we got to leave the office at lunchtime and got all sorts of treats, … Continue reading

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exercising in jeans

When I’m at the gym in China, I always see at least a few people exercising in jeans. I’ve noticed that in general, people in China don’t seem to have very strong preconceptions about fitness wear. So there are a … Continue reading

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toilet seats in china

i’ve been in China for about a month now, and i’ve used several different toilets in several different places. and i’ve noticed that every single one of those toilets have seats that are smaller than the bowls (see picture). i’m … Continue reading

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