Category Archives: Xin Tian Di

Chinese Three Ways, Shanghai

Chinese people usually come in threes, as family units are made up of two parents and a single child. But you can also see other types of three-ways (the G-rated kind) around Shanghai on scooters: Although technically made only for … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning, Lu Wan District

The sun finally came out today!! And since the sun was out, so was everyone’s laundry: When the weather is nice and the pollution not prohibitively disgusting, the residents of Shanghai hang their laundry on pretty much any pole they … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away, Xin Tian Di

It’s been raining for a month straight in Shanghai, and I’m so ready for it to stop. The only thing that makes it somewhat bearable is the fact that when it rains, Chinese people break out their ponchos, which come … Continue reading

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Stretch It Out, Xin Tian Di

The new week is almost here, so prep for it like Chinese people do and find the side of a road or ferry or any place that provides something you can put a leg up on and stretch out. Hope … Continue reading

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Biking in the Grocery Store, Xin Tian Di

Since our Chinese friend from Raffles stated with her shirt “look at all these losers you find them everywhere,” I decided to put her shirt’s statement to the test. So this week, I’ll be posting different subjects and I’ll give … Continue reading

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Fashion is Literally Easy, Shanghai

I’ve seen buses all around Shanghai with these new ads by fashion e-commerce website Luck Cart which state: “Fashion is Easy”: Thanks Luck Cart and Bus 146 for the insight, but I think you’re missing the point. Fashion is easy, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!!!!! I hope you have the luxury of spending all of today in your pajamas as well! Even if you have to ride a bike or scooter, you shouldn’t bother changing because today is a … Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is probably more of a delivery of goods … Continue reading

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Chillin’ Installment 三, South Xintiandi

My original post on Chinese people “chillin’” was on May 29th when it just started getting hot and humid out, compelling Chinese people to find inventive places to sit and take a load off to avoid overheating… In my second … Continue reading

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Shanghai’s First Fashion’s Night Out, Xin Tian Di

Last year China’s official FNO was in Beijing (as Vogue is based there), but this year China’s most stylish Gen Y-ers flocked to Infinity Plaza in Shanghai for the shopping portion of the event, and later made their way to … Continue reading

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