Misconceptions about Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! It was beginning to feel a lot like… well for me Christmas… but in general the big festive season! Our compound and work place has decorated everything nicely with fairy lights outside and red Chinese decorations on the walls and windows. (I swear, I smelled mulled wine on the streets of…

German beer, Sunshine & The Ritz in Pudong

Last weekend we went to Pudong to celebrate my birthday. I invited some friends to meet me at the Paulaner Biergarten, which seemed like a suitable choice, not only because it was beautiful 28 degrees sunshine, but also because they serve German beer and food. It was our fist time being in Pudong, so we…