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Sculpture Park

CUPPING Upon getting a weekly foot massage on my lively Friday night after my spin class, my masseuse told me that I was a mess and my body was awful. I really had no idea what she was saying to … Continue reading

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Sanya, Hainan

Qing Ming Jie April 5th is the date of “tomb sweeping day”, like a chinese day of the dead. It is a time when ancestors tombs are swept and cleaned, flowers are left and paper money is burned. Well, and … Continue reading

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Visitors

I know, I know, I talk about Hong Kong too much, but I just  feel so extremely lucky to be located so close to Hong Kong. Trains leave from the Guangzhou east railway station every ten minutes to Shenzen where … Continue reading

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The Loft and St. Patty’s day!

The Loft So for ST. Patty’s day I was taken to a great little bar/gallery called the loft which my friends love and I had never been to mostly because I am so exhausted and lazy when my week is … Continue reading

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A Few of my Favorite Things

So my time has officially reached the half way point. I have been here almost exactly 7 months. I thought I would send out some photo’s of some of my favorite things; things that I do or things that I … Continue reading

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Quiz Night

Lately, to get away and have some fun and get a little brain stimulation, I have been hitting up the local pub quiz nights. There are two main bars that provide this service. Hoolies, an Irish pub located in times … Continue reading

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Chime-Long Paradise

So lately the weather has been in and out of hot and cold, gray and blue sky, windy and humid. Something else that has been extreme is the pollution; Some days far worse than others, where the sky is thick … Continue reading

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Spring Festival

It’s the year of the Rabbit! Spring festival was wonderful and I was lucky enough to have spent it with my mother and brother in China. Originally I had planned to fly to Beijing on February 1st, but thanks to … Continue reading

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Li Wan District

It had been a while since I had gone out and explored a new area in Guangzhou. From Thailand to the sprained ankle and then the sickness, January was a month spent abroad or indoors. Finally I was ready and … Continue reading

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Pearl face mask

 Just like almost anywhere in the world, beauty is a key factor in many peoples lives. In China both beauty and health are extremely important to many people. Considering the air quality here I would assume that certain measures … Continue reading

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