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New Year’s Eve

My New Year’s Eve night started off with chicken feet and ended in Timessquare. At dinner after work, we ate in a private room to practice English with some of the employees. After a number of dishes I had already … Continue reading

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Beijing

If you have been keeping up with this blog, you’ll know that I have spent most of my time in China while in Shanghai. Last weekend, I took a two hour plane ride north to the capital of the country, … Continue reading

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Basketball

The whole day was counting down to playing basketball with Ronnie and various members of his team and the Logic staff. I was nervous at first, but quickly realized I had nothing to lose by playing ball with them. Once … Continue reading

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Westerners

China is the first country I have been to where, just by looking at me, you can tell I’m not from this land. My white skin and fuzzy beard make me stick out like a sore thumb. But Shanghai is … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

My New Year’s Eve night started off with chicken feet and ended in Timessquare. At dinner after work, we ate in a private room to practice English with some of the employees. After a number of dishes I had already … Continue reading

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Holidays

With Christmas having come and gone and New Year’s just around the corner, I have come to Shanghai in the middle of two of the biggest holidays in the States. But elements of these holidays are all around Shanghai, which … Continue reading

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Work

The whole reason I’m in Shanghai, besides the obvious tourist aspects, is I’m working. Logic Solutions, a company started by a family friend, holds offices in a number of places in China as well as the U.S. (Ann Arbor, for … Continue reading

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Cuisine

I think one of the hardest parts of traveling is being without the food you grew up with. However, thanks in large part to the Travel Channel, I entered China with a zest to try anything I could get my … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu & Driving

If Sun Tzu lived in the 21st century instead of 2,500 years ago, he would have written about the art of driving, not the art of war. He would, at least, if he lived in Shanghai. Driving in Shanghai is … Continue reading

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Commuting

In my hotel room, it’s easy to forget I’m in a foreign country — or China, for that matter. It’s kind of like an American oasis with my Macbook, loud music and Colgate toothpaste. But when I step outside into … Continue reading

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