China

Book Review: Expat Jimmy

Expat Jimmy is the latest book from blogger and writer Travis Lee. I will start with an apology because I’m a total jerk. Travis sent me the book ages ago, and I read it, and then I completely forgot about it and never wrote about it. Total duh moment. Expat Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Young China – A Review

Us China expats are an arrogant lot. Succeeding in China is rough and long-term expats see many friends over the years who can’t handle it, or hate it, and leave. That gives us a sense of that we are “survivors” and when new expats come we can dazzle them with Read more…

By Becky, ago
China

Parsley & Coriander — Italians in China

So I just finished reading the newly released English translation of Parsley & Coriander written by Antonella Moretti and wanted to recommend it to you, my dear readers. While fictional, the story will ring true with many expats in China as Antonella drew from her real life experience of quitting Read more…

By Becky, ago
Moo-Cow Fan Club

Moo-Cow Book Review

We got a very nice book review for Sword of the Ramurai from The Reading Tub. What’s nice about this is it wasn’t reviewed by an adult or a reading expert, but rather by a real family with two young kids. It’s nice to get not only the parent’s perspective Read more…

By Becky, ago