All roads lead to…Quanzhou

Where the maritime silk road ended, adventure begins...

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Rivers and mountains (are not the same thing). 山和水不一样的.

The following post may appeal to you if... Your LinkedIn profile still reads “looking for opportunities” (well, at least you learned how to turn on that setting, that’s not a bad thing). Your CV shows more ad hoc, overlapping work than most of your graduating class.

Intriguing Idioms – how the smallest of phrases opens windows into Chinese culture. 中国的成语和文化

Let's not beat around the bush. Understanding idioms is crucial to understanding the mindset of a native speaker. So, a penny for your thoughts?

Jorges Luis Borges and why you should read him.

Last summer I downloaded the Collected Fictions of Jorges Luis Borges, and read most of it either in the campus grounds of the Chinese university that I was studying in at the time (<山师>山东师范大学,济南) or by the banks of the Yellow River (the famous 黄河) in Jinan, Shandong province. I first became interested in South American writing some… Continue reading Jorges Luis Borges and why you should read him.