How we became Huangshan Tea Farmers for one day



How we became Huangshan Tea Farmers for one day

Last week we went to Huangshan to film a small documentary. I have already written about my hilarious endeavor to find Huangshan’s most popular tea, sweets and something called Xiekehuang. If you haven’t read it yet, and want to find …

Tea, sweets and a crab? – Discovering Huangshan’s Tea Culture



Tea, sweets and a crab? – Discovering Huangshan’s Tea Culture

Tea is a major part of Chinese culture. In order to fully grasp its importance I made my way down to Anhui’s Huangshan City. You might have heard of the famous Yellow Mountains in China, Huangshan 黄山. The main city …

GUEST POST: The 7 Wonders of China



GUEST POST: The 7 Wonders of China

Personally, I haven’t had many chances to travel through China. Today’s guest post will introduce some of the most amazing destinations in China which you simply have to visit. So far, I have been only been to two of the

Social Pressures in China: Why Everyone in Niuji Village Thinks We Are a Failure



Social Pressures in China: Why Everyone in Niuji Village Thinks We Are a Failure

Social pressures in China can be difficult to cope with, no matter if you are a Chinese national or a Western spouse of such.

No matter where you live, every country promotes its own social standards: What you have to …

My Kung Fu Journey: How Chinese martial arts helped me finding confidence in myself



My Kung Fu Journey: How Chinese martial arts helped me finding confidence in myself

The Chinese martial arts, to be exact Shaolin Kung Fu, have been a part of my life as long as I can think back. Keeping this part out of a blog about my daily life and struggles seems wrong. This …

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