Archive for December, 2008

Best of Shanghai Expat Journal 2008

The start of a new year is often a time of reflection on the past year, as well as a time to look forward to the year ahead. Here’s a summary of my 2008: January 2008 Shanghai was blanked with thick white snow. This was a series of snow storms that affected large portions of […]

I was interviewed by Cebu Air Pacific

Last week, I was interviewed by a Singaporean Journalist of in-flight magazine, Smile, published by Cebu Air Pacific in Singapore. She’s writing about Shanghai for the upcoming regular called International Destination Guide and would like to get my opinions, advice and tips. She requested that my answer do not have to conform to any tourist-book […]

China SMS Scam

I’m sick of this SMS thing! I received many of them, from donate money for a good cause, or call the bank at a number they provided to confirm that you have spend XXX amount of money a few days ago, or call a number if you are interested in getting a loan at low […]

Hello WordPress 2.7

I have finally upgraded my blog to WordPress V2.7 – The Coltrane. The new interface is cool and fully customizable. My upgrade went as smooth as a baby’s butt, and all plugins are working fine. The first thing when you log in, you will notice the awesome dashboard that you can arrange with drag and […]

When a Hot Shanghai girl meets Tow Truck

This happens in the city of Shanghai when a Chevrolet Captiva driver left the tow truck driver in despair! After much arguing, the poor truck get towed by Chevrolet in Shanghai… lol. Lesson learned, don’t argue with a Shanghainese girl…

Personal Goals for December

I’ll be setting up a couple of goals for myself and hope to get more done this December! I thought it would be a good idea and I always feel so much more organized when I write things down. December would be another busy month… online or offline. Try to exercise more. I used to […]