China, the new year and a certain virus

Happy New Year! Yes, you read that right, Happy New Year. Although China follows the Gregorian calendar on a day-to-day basis, Chinese traditional celebrations follow the lunar calendar, therefore the 354 days of the year 4719 ends on January 31, 2021.  I remember my anxiety and disappointment the first time I spent the end ofContinue reading “China, the new year and a certain virus”

What I have learned in China – Part 2

Welcome back to our misadventures in China. If you missed the first part, here is the link to it https://wp.me/pdhW2x-5u. In these two weeks between part 1 and 2, I ended up noticing other cultural differences. André helped by questioning some events of the last week, but I did my best to find the most important,Continue reading “What I have learned in China – Part 2”