An American Girl in Shanghai

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An American Girl in Shanghai
When my husband, Chris, and I learned we were going to be relocated to Shanghai China I knew I had to share my experience with friends, family, and anyone who is planning on moving abroad. Thank you for reading. I hope you enjoy my posts!
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  • For the Love of Xiaolongbao 1 week ago From the time I moved to Shanghai, I have been obsessed with Shanghainese Soup Dumplings, aka Xiaolongbao.  Xiaolongbao is the perfect marriage of pasta, meatballs, and soup.  They are usually presented scalding, in a bamboo steamer.  After a five to ten minute wait, it is safe to puncture the...
  • Not Your Ordinary Cup of Joe 2 weeks ago One of the perks (pun intended) of living in Shanghai is there are an abundance of coffee shops.  In my new hood, it seems like there are Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Pacific Coffee, and McDonalds around every corner.  While they don’t serve the Pumpkin Spice Lattes, they do serve many coffee...
  • Fine Dining: The Chinese Banquet or Business Dinner 4 weeks ago When doing business in China, it’s advisable for one to be prepared for the all important business dinner.  Chinese folks put great value on guanxi, or personal connections, and many people believe that eating is one of the best ways to develop corporate relationships.  One shouldn’t tread...
  • Zhujiajiao 1 month ago Looking for a cheap, easy, fun getaway from Shanghai for the day?  Before last Monday, I was.  Since school is still out and Chris is working all day, I’m going a wee bit stir crazy.  When my friend Jume suggested we take a one-hour 12 RMB ($2 USD) bus trip to a water town called Zhujiajiao, I...
  • Junkin Down Dongtai Lu 1 month ago The first time I met my Mother’s cousin Du, she introduced me to an amazing word: junkin.  Junkin is the act of meandering through gift shops, garage sales, malls, and other venues in search of tchotchkes, trinkets, and souvenirs that eventually end up collecting dust on a shelf.  In Shanghai,...

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Whatsoever
08:21 AM May 19, 2014

The article about superstitions in China are interesting.Besides,13 is a lucky number in China,and 13 in Shanghainese means someone is not smart.

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