Christmas in Beijing December 26th 2010 After a very different Christmas last year (my first Christmas in China) where my friends came to visit me for Christmas and we went to Xī'ān for Christmas and spent Christmas day visiting the terracota warriers this year was an attempt at a much more traditional Christmas.
For my Chinese boyfriend this year was effectively his first Christmas, Chinese know about Christmas, Beijing is full of ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
I am a British girl, currently living and working in Beijing. I came here in August 2009 and at that time started a comprehensive Journal which I emailed to friends. After around 8 months I fell behind on this journal and have now decided to change to an online blog. This blog does not attempt to be as comprehensive as my previous journal but instead offer snipets of experiences that I have, think might be of interest, and have time to write up. I hope you enjoy reading.
Since arriving in Beijing I have fallen in love with the Chinese language and study this in my spare time. I've also... full info