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Let’s get a fake divorce, shall we?!

30Mar,2015
30Mar,2015

Confession time – before I came to China, my knowledge of this country had been on the same level as that of my math and science – limited and measly. And very prejudiced. My only excuse is that unless you…

Which Chinese personality type are you?

21Mar,2015
21Mar,2015

During my early education times, despite my ‘nerd’ accolade from my classmates, my pastimes were no different from any other teenage girl growing up in the 90s. That included reading the 90’s classic ‘BravoGIRL’, exchanging the posters you could find…

How do they call tough women in China?

17Mar,2015
17Mar,2015

So it happened – the first best friend I made in Shanghai – Ana – just left China. After all our shenanigans, our crazy, sleepless trips to Hong Kong, our sexy  picture posing classes and more ( which one day…

WHAT HAPPENS TO A WOMAN’S BODY WHEN YOU CHANGE CLIMATE ZONE BUT NOBODY REALLY TOLD YOU.

15Mar,2015

Traveling is one of the best things you can experience. But when you are a girl or a woman, moving to a different climate zones may entail much more than just a change of your current location. And because this…

GREAT DEALS ON TABLEWARE FROM MOBILE VENDORS

12Mar,2015
12Mar,2015

The spring is already here. Cherry blossoms are just a few days away from showing off their full beautiful selves and this is usually the time when many people decide to undergo a makeover. Or at least give one to…

SIMPLE AND EASY BEAUTY AND HEALTH ENHANCER

11Mar,2015
11Mar,2015

The winter is still on in Shanghai. Although it is not as extreme as back in some of our hometowns with temperatures reaching – 20 C , our daily comfort still depends on air conditioner. And this one wreaks havoc…

Who is the true ambassador of China?!

10Mar,2015
10Mar,2015

Ok, laowais! Let’s have a quiz to check your knowledge of this unique country we live in. The Chinese calendar symbolizes this year with which animal? “Nobody really knows”…correct! Weishenme is it ok to drive a pink Ferrari wearing a…

ROSE TEA – ANOTHER CHINESE BEAUTY SECRET

6Mar,2015
6Mar,2015

I have been aware of the edibility of rose petals since I was a child, because my grandma would always make traditional Polish doughnuts with rose petal preserve stuffing ( Polish doughnuts don’t look like tires – they resemble a…

MAGICAL, ANTI-COLD POTION

6Mar,2015
6Mar,2015

When winter and cold weather finally manage to ‘surprise’ us in Shanghai in December, and although back in our home towns we, or at least myself, used to live normally with 20 Celsius degrees below zero, still, 10 degrees here…

STORES WITH PROFESSIONAL HAIR PRODUCTS

6Mar,2015
6Mar,2015

I am always raving over using as many natural products as possible. I know. But I am not THAT extreme to make my own shampoo or hair color. Just I will choose professional hair products, which are better quality than…