(In)visible cities: A late morning in Wudaokou

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes September 1st, 2018. My first day at the Beijing Language and Culture University. Everything was ready, or at least I thought it was. I had arrived in China two weeks before the start of the classes, I had bought all the stuff I needed for my room, I had gone to the orientation meetings, and I had read the freshman … Continua a leggere (In)visible cities: A late morning in Wudaokou

Now you know: chopsticks come in numerous types

estimated reading time: 3 minutes Chopsticks are indispensable utensils in Asian households. These amazing sticks don’t just represent a time-honored tradition, but also serve as super-flexible cooking and eating tools. But have you ever noticed that there are different types of chopsticks? If you didn’t know, once you’ll be done with this article you will, because – as an “authentic” Asian with over 18 years … Continua a leggere Now you know: chopsticks come in numerous types