我的美麗日記 (My Beauty Diary) Black Pearl Sheet Mask Review

If you don’t know what a sheet mask is, it is a paper like fabric in the shape of a face that you place over your skin. It has holes where they eyes, nose and mouth should be. The sheet is made paper, various fibres and gels. It is also soaked in nutritious concentrated solutions […]

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Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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9 Things I loved about Shanghai

It has been almost two weeks since I returned home from Shanghai. As much as I wasn’t enjoying it, there are little things that I do miss about that city and I get this feeling of Nostalgia when I think back sometimes. Here are 9 things I loved about it. Meeting other foreigners. The best […]

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9 Things I Hate About Shanghai (because I can’t think of 10)

Originally I wanted to begin with 10 Things I love about China but my stay here so far has been more negative that positive so this is what’s coming first.  Honestly, it’s a shame because I came here in 2010 (aged 14) and 2012 (aged 16) and it was an amazing and lovely experience.  I went to […]

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Mise À Jour: Moving To China…

It has been about 6 or 7 weeks since I moved to China and everything (for me) has just been all over the place.  I really underestimated the immense effort, will power and mental stress it would take to move to another country.  Nevertheless, I’m here and it’s nice. Academics| Moving to China was part of […]

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5 Ways To Improve Your Languages Skills Through The Media

I’ve been interested in languages for years.  I studied French, Spanish and German A-Level and I was always looking for new ways to improve my language skills away from books.  Now, I’m studying Chinese (simplified). Sometimes text books and worksheets can take away the fun of learning a language because it can become repetitive.  Although, […]

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