Linda Goes East

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[GUEST POST] Etiquette for a Traditional Chinese Wedding

The first guest post of 2015 is from the writers from Love Asian Women. They write about dating and marriage in Asia and, following my own “Engagement Diary Part 1“, they share their etiquette tips for a traditional Chinese wedding today! Unfortunately I won’t wear a beautiful red Chinese dress for my Korean/German/American wedding but more on […] Read more…

A Guide for Chinese International Students

This week’s guest post is from my dear Changsha friend Liam who lived all his live in China up until this year in August, when he decided to fulfill his dream and move abroad for getting his Master’s degree in Canada. It’s his first time ever to be abroad and outside of China. In this […] Read more…

Blonde and Alone in China: Language Learning the Awkward Way

Today’s guest post was written by Emma, a London girl who has been studying International Relations and Mandarin in Hong Kong for the last year as an exchange student. She also writes about her life in Hong Kong and studying Mandarin on her own blog at www.emmawomblingfree.wordpress.com. Be sure to check it out! “My first time travelling […] Read more…

Saved By the Samurai: A Tale of Cultural Shock

This is a guest post from C. Fernandes who created My New Chinese Wife about his first cultural dilemmas when coming to China. About the author: C. Fernandes is a Brazilian who is currently living in Germany. In 2010 he moved to Shanghai for 7 months where he eventually met the love of his life. When he […] Read more…