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HOW A FRENCH MOMPRENEUR TAMED SHANGHAI – INTERVIEW WITH YASMINE – FOUNDER OF GLAMOURLAB

29Jun,2015
29Jun,2015

Where are you from and why did you decide to come to Shanghai? I’m French and I first came to Shanghai as an exchange student. One of my best friends back home had come one year before that and she…

STAY COOL IN THE SUMMER – WARMING AND COOLING FOODS ACCORDING TO TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

25Jun,2015

The humid summer is on and it is going to be hotter and hotter the next 2,5 months. Or longer. Of course we are all trying to survive by lowering the outside temperature whenever we can, however, it is also…

CHINA FROM THE SWISS STANDPOINT – INTERVIEW WITH SINGER SOPHIE DE QUAY

21Jun,2015

Where are you from and in why did you decide to leave your country for China? I am from Switzerland but I grew up in Switzerland, Singapore and in New York. Since I got back to Switzerland when I was…

YOGA WITH A TWIST AT CHI-QI WELLNESS STUDIO

17Jun,2015

Physical exercise for me is not just a way of staying in shape. It mainly helps me keep my emotional balance and keep my sanity whenever the outside world bends over backwards to challenge it. Usually jogging and some ‘traditional’…

BARGAINING HEAVEN AT THE PEARL MARKET IN PUDONG

16Jun,2015
16Jun,2015

One of my very first invaluable discovery and – for someone like me -’life’ and biggest money savior ever – Pearl Market at Shanghai Science and Technology Museum Subway station ( line 2) . The first reason I ever went…

ECUADORIAN PERSPECTIVE ON CHINA – INTERVIEW WITH STEF

14Jun,2015
14Jun,2015

Where are you from and in why did you decide to leave your country for China? I’m from Quito, Ecuador. I was looking for a change so I decided to leave, it happened that China was the right option at…

TO BE OR NOT TO BE A NIUBI?!

8Jun,2015
8Jun,2015

Being the only woman in a working environment, or – as in my case – the only foreign woman in a laowai men-dominated office, has advantages  and disadvantages. On the positive side: you can always find someone to help when…

CHINA THROUGH MEXICAN EYES – INTERVIEW WITH ANA

7Jun,2015

Moving to a new place, especially in China, is not an easy thing. Some of us maybe would like to change our life, experience something new, but we worry about adapting to new conditions, feeling comfortable in a completely new…