Lolz in Translation

Learning Chinese is intimidating. Some tourists in China aren’t even willing to try for fear of saying the wrong thing. The following are true stories from my life. While giving an introduction to the different kind of dances of the Dai Minority group, what my teacher actually said was: “This group of dances includes theContinue reading “Lolz in Translation”

Weekend Getaway: 水底山 Hot Springs

Let me tell you about your upcoming peaceful weekend. Verdant tunnels of diverse foliage line the meandering pathways between secluded hot springs. Pagodas constantly heat their floors for you lay your sore back on. Steam rises in clouds from a pool as you cross a romantic footbridge. Do you want this to be you? LetContinue reading “Weekend Getaway: 水底山 Hot Springs”

Best Apps for Picking up Girls

Honorable Mention #1: Tinder If you’re a single Lala, I am sure you have tried Tinder. So why didn’t I ever find you? Probably because you compulsively download, delete, and re-download it due to your cycle of boredom and frustration. Tinder is FULL of hot girls with boyfriends, looking for a unicorn. I think that’sContinue reading “Best Apps for Picking up Girls”

Blog Post for Queer Newbies to Shenzhen: The Top 5 Q&As

Hello my dear lalas and boys, after a few weeks of absence, I’m back with a topic that I’m sure interests everyone. Being queer and new in Shenzhen is not easy,or anywhere else in Chinafor that matter, I’ve been living here for almost 10 years and believe me when I tell you that things areContinue reading “Blog Post for Queer Newbies to Shenzhen: The Top 5 Q&As”

The 7 gay-friendly “Unofficial” destinations to travel in China

Hello! My Lalas and others, I am back after few days and this time with a topic that I believe you will be interested at because who hasn’t asked the question before: I am gay and I want to travel in China, Where can I go? Either if you are new in China or youContinue reading “The 7 gay-friendly “Unofficial” destinations to travel in China”

Lalas, who are they and where to find them?

Hello Lalas! Have you ever felt like you are the only Lala out there (specially if you live in China)?, I felt it like most of the time the first few years, I came to china in 2009 and I  arrived to the city of Hangzhou a place full of traditions and little foreign community,Continue reading “Lalas, who are they and where to find them?”