Correr Es Mi Destino

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Correr Es Mi Destino
A French woman in English Canada: pictures, stories and travels.
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  • The Mind-Boggling Art of Being "kèqì" in China 13 hours ago Chinese like to treat guests as royalty and it can be embarrassingly overwhelming. There is an entire informal code of politeness, the art of being 客气 (keqi), that I quite don’t master. I understand it but it drives me crazy as a Westerner. Related articles: A Simple Explanation (or...
  • Gorgeous Fall in Ottawa 2 days ago We came back right in time for Eastern Canada’s famous gorgeous fall colours! After a few weeks in urban China, where the streets are packed night and day and where you see more animals in your plate than in the wild, a simple walk on the pathway in our neighborhood felt incredibly unique. I...
  • 8 Tips to Survive Flying with a Baby (Been There, Done That!) 4 days ago These days, flying isn’t as fun as it was once with all the security regulations, and everyone has a “there was a kid on board…” hellish story. But really, it’s not that bad. Related articles: … From the Other Side of the Pond Et Merde. The Crazy Journey from Ottawa to Beijing
  • "Zàng", I said! 6 days ago Mark seems to be attracted by anything dirty of messy. If there is one puddle of muddy water in the middle of a perfectly dry sidewalk, he is going to jump in it with obvious delight. He eats with his fingers and happily wipes them on me. He grabs the sole of his shoes, absentmindedly licks his...
  • And Mark is Turning Two! 1 week ago I’ve been saying that Mark is two years old for a little while now—counting in months is weird after a while—but deep down I still can’t believe he is actually turning two. This milestone article will be full of platitudes, I can feel it. Two years ago, Feng and I drove to the Civic...

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  • Top 10 Reasons Why Canada Rocks Writing Contest March 2013 Canada isn’t just snow, long winters and hockey. Well, there is that… and much more! Because we all know Canada rocks, and it is the place to be! Canada welcomes immigrants Canada is a country open to immigration: each year, it welcomes about...

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Website Reviews » There are 16 reviews on Correr Es Mi Destino

Sabrina Piccolo
00:54 AM November 22, 2012

Fun and informative. Great writing skills.

Karin
04:09 AM November 22, 2012

Smart, funny, great photos...

Fran
20:20 PM November 23, 2012

One of my favourite blogs. Great photography and very informative too.

Nigel
13:08 PM November 25, 2012

Always interesting, informative, and hilarious posts. Love her pictures too!

Eileen
13:27 PM November 25, 2012

Zhu's blog is funny, honest, and interesting no matter where you live.

David Chaves
15:00 PM November 25, 2012

Love to travel with her family.... thru her postings!

Laurel
15:06 PM November 25, 2012

I love reading Zhu's blog. I'm Canadian but she sheds light on my own country from her French point of view. Very honest and tackles a lot of subjects that most blogs don't. Lots of helpful expat tips as well.

Mark
01:58 AM November 26, 2012

Really great blog! Juliette has good writing and photography skills, with very practical information for those who are considering a permanent move to Canada from overseas. Really loved reading her posts about her trip around Central America earlier this year. A very refreshing look at a fairly well-trodden route. Keep it up!

Memographer
05:47 AM November 26, 2012

Always enjoy it!

Cynthia
12:36 PM November 26, 2012

Great blog, great photos and great writing style, seriously can you ask for more?

Geraldine Green
16:13 PM November 26, 2012

I enjoy Zhu's blog tremendously. It provides the right balance of shared personnal experiences and useful tips and information about living in Canada, more particularly in Ottawa. It also is a great source of anecdotes and information on various travel destinations, with amazing pictures to boot! Definitely a winner in my book.

Karla
23:34 PM November 27, 2012

I simply love this blog. Never boring and always interesting, Zhu have been a very consistent blogger and keeps giving us amazing posts and pics through the years. One of my favorites and definitely a winner.

Isa
19:37 PM December 06, 2012

Really one of my favourite blog, in the whole world wide web!

Milsters
04:47 AM December 10, 2012

I love this blog and check it daily for life back in Canada! As a Canadian with mixed heritage now living in France, it's a delight to read the musings of a French woman now living in Canada. She has great photos, thoughtful posts, and witty writing that are such a pleasure to read! She definitely has a fan in me. :)

Mr. G
15:54 PM December 11, 2012

Great personal blog. Fun, informative, well written

Holly Nelson
16:34 PM April 03, 2013

Really great blog, with some really funny posts and great photography! I find this one of the more informative expat blogs.

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