Category Archive: Active

Chinese Three Ways, Shanghai

Chinese people usually come in threes, as family units are made up of two parents and a single child. But you can also see other types of three-ways (the G-rated kind) around Shanghai… Continue reading

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Spring Sneakers, Shanghai

Although the weather and outerwear are still a bit dreary here in Shanghai, I did notice some pops of color in terms of footwear: It’s a relief to finally see some color around… Continue reading

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Stretch It Out, Xin Tian Di

The new week is almost here, so prep for it like Chinese people do and find the side of a road or ferry or any place that provides something you can put a… Continue reading

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Back to the Gym, Fuxing Park

The New Year always brings with it many resolutions, most of which will be broken within the first few weeks of the year… I broke some of mine already, but was able to… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 7 – PRESENTS

It’s Monday, which means you have less than a full week to get those final Christmas presents bought and wrapped… So get on it like this Chinese lady on her bike!! This is… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 4 – The Roller Disco

I’ve covered Putuo’s Roller Disco before in all its laser-beam, smoke-machine, disco-ball glory… But this time I’m revisiting the theme because it just so happens that Shanghai’s best Roller Disco venue fits in… Continue reading

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12 Day Countdown to Christmas, Day 3 – The Right Accessory

Sometimes all you need is the right accessory to turn your ordinary China-red sweater into a festive-appearing look: In this case the right accessory is a green and red bike, which renders this… Continue reading

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The Best Perspective is Up, Guangzhou

Even though it’s been raining in Shanghai now for about a week straight, I’m still trying to keep my head and spirits up… But I wouldn’t dare take the perspective of this little… Continue reading

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The Beach, Jin Shan

It’s DECEMBER already………. Wait, what?! Where did 2011 go? Even though it’s almost impossible to believe, the chilly weather is reassurance enough that it is definitely time to break out the winter wardrobe… Continue reading

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