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Charlene Fu

Eggplants…China Style!

Before they came to China, many Westerners hated eggplants because their home countries tend to cook eggplants in a…

Is Your Child A Decision Maker or A Rule Follower?

A local daycare has revealed some interesting differences between the Chinese and Western perspectives on teaching children. Jaden, my three-year-old…

Choose Your Dinner With Dianping & Koubei

If you’re looking for a place to host your next family reunion or friends’ gathering, Chinese people will inevitably…

Every Secret Has A Price Tag

Secrets are like currency, a way to exchange information, build trust and assert dominance. However, the person you tell…

The Stay-At-Home Sausage in Chinese Cuisine

In March, during the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy, some Italian residents reported to the authorities that their Chinese neighbors…

Dealing with Differences in a Mixed Marriage

“Which language do you use when you are having a fight?” This question is constantly asked to John and…

Double skin milk with mango

Discover Chinese Desserts

Although Western desserts have a high level of popularity, sweet food has a long history in China. It might…

Haunted House Downtown

A once highly anticipated establishment remains deserted near Bada Road. Today, a gigantic building is one of the most…

Education: Empty Promises & Hollow Threat

John had been pressing me to perform a psychological experiment on our son. The reason why I hesitated at…

The Long Distance Family Challenge

Social distancing has been well-kept in my family, with my husband stuck in Canada and my mother’s husband—my father—staying…