2013, reviewed

Now that it’s a new year, we can look back on the old year! The main question is, of course, how many blue sky days did we have? According to statistics for the year released by the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, which ranks each day from 1 to 6 (highest level of pollution), 176 days […]

I’m going to Korea!

There’s something I never thought I’d say. I don’t have anything against the country, but unlike a lot of Chinese and Chinese-Americans, I never got into Korean food, Korean supermarkets, Korean films and TV shows, Korean cosmetics, or any of the countless other manifestations of Korean culture. I never wanted to study the language, and […]