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Share Music in Shanghai
2014-3-27 00:35
I love music, I love how music can set the mood and change the atmosphere of an area. Currently, my ultimate passion is electronic dance music (EDM); I've gone through phases over the years where I listened to the top 50's, then to k-pop, then to Rb and then now to EDM. You'll find me frequently plugged into my ipod, listening to a podcast of WW, Gareth Emery, Hardwell, Nicky Romero etc etc. I've attended a fair share of raves and DJ concerts and am looking forward to attending more in the nea ...
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Share Grocery shopping in supermarkets; notable differences
2014-3-24 06:13
The first time i went shopping at a supermarket in Shanghai, I wasn't too fazed. My first thought was that it was pretty similar to TT in Canada, an Asian supermarket, but more like a fusion with Walmart because they sold clothes and household things as well. However, there are a couple of notable differences. 1) You weigh your produce in the produce department before you bring them to the checkout Which can be quite annoying and challenging because Chinese customers don't like to wait in ...
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Share First blog: Exercising in Shanghai: from expensive gyms to night time jogging
2014-3-18 06:17
Back in Canada, whether I'd be living in Victoria or Vancouver, I would always have a gym membership and would actually go at least 5 times a week, or I would go out for a run. It was a routine for me; I had to exercise or I would feel like a complete couch potato. If I didn't exercise for a day, I would feel so uncomfortable; this feeling would be similar to as if it feels like as if you forgot to brush you teeth or if you're super conscious that you're wearing your shirt inside out and the tag ...
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Jessica is a Chinese language student and has been staying in Shanghai since February 2014.

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  • So You Want to Learn Mandarin Chinese? 2015-11-15 09:19

    China is a huge country, full of things to see and do! It's unfair to only mention life in Beijing and Shanghai    
    Otherwise, great post!

  • So You Want to Learn Mandarin Chinese? 2015-11-11 16:43

    jsylam: Hi kkkkkiko,

    Thanks for the comment! I have encountered many people who tell me that they learned English by watching English movies and TV shows. It ...
    thank you

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