After 6(!) weeks of non stop action, we are on our second “free” weekend in Shanghai. Last QingMing weekend, we spend doing absolutely nothing (except churning through a few movies). Continue reading “Relax in Shanghai”
Our visitors are becoming more adventurous. Olaf, Inga, Horst and Matze challenged us to try something new. So we took it as opportunity to visit our first Shanghai Watertown, Qibao. Continue reading “Qibao Water Town”
There are so many things going on, that I did not have time, to write this longer blog entry. Good that wordpress allows me to date back, so nobody will know that this was posted only in April.
My parents came to visit us in Shanghai and went with us on the big tour of Shanghai and Hong Kong. We had a full program, so here is the summary. Continue reading “Tale of Two Cities”
Shanghai is experiencing the coldest winter in 35 years. Last weekend, temperatures hit a record breaking -7C and today, we even see a bit of snow. Continue reading “Record breaking cold in Shanghai”
Two weekens ago, we repeated our “night about town” with Jana and Chris. Starting the evening with some “inside the cut-out book” cocktails at the Flask and ending the evening at Ojis. Continue reading “Oji, again”
Last night we managed to escape the constant business heartbeat, which does not miss a beat on the weekends, and spend a few hours on the town, at Jian Guo 328, the Flask and Ojis. Continue reading “Night on the town”
Another interesting episode that happened last weekend:
We received a package per mail. It contained raw chicken parts. The end.
Already last week, we spent the few precious hours of free time at the Shanghai Medieval Christmas Town. A place the aims to resemble a German Christmas Market and seemingly serves as a meeting place for all mixed german chinese couples, whose German partner can say: “Oh look honey, that’s what Christmas in Germany is like”. Continue reading “Christmas town”
One of the perks of having ones partner with at the German Consulate is the invitation to their Christmas Party at the Consuls residence at Yongfu Lu (including singing of Christmas songs, eating and getting the beer served by the Consul himself). Continue reading “Christmas Party”