Let’s scare the ghosts away

We had just arrived and checked in on Penang Island in the small town called Georgetown when we during a walk around town noticed Chinese families burning paper outside their homes. I wasn’t sure what was going on and my Chinese friend had no idea either. I knew I’d read something about a Ghost Festival but my friend told me it was usually in April or May. Who can remember anyway? China has so many festivals, it can be pretty hard to keep track.

So I had two days off from the hostel and I decided to go for
Of course, I don’t mean hooking up literally but it sounded catchy as a headline.
You know some of those days when the temperature is just heating up your brain
So I tried to talk my friend into going to China, and he seemed really
Once, I tried to travel for a whole week through rural China without meeting any
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Diary – Day 1 // In the mix of Malaysia

When arriving in Malaysia, I was met by a mix of people that I’ve never seen before. Well, maybe in London but this place is just as mixed. I smiled at young Muslim girls wearing colourful scarves and black eyeliner, both Asian Muslims and Middle Eastern ones. I saw Chinese people buying their usual high-brand products and foreigners walking around the main shopping mall.
I’ve now been studying my master’s in China for a few months already. This is
{:en}I’ve finally arrived in Seoul after six hours in a freezing flight across China from
This post is about comparisons between Chinese people in China and Chinese people in Singapore
Okay, so yesterday I wrote a post about my trip to my Malaysian friend's house.
So I had two days off from the hostel and I decided to go for
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