China’s Street Food: Part 2

Starches Yes, we all love our starches, even though they don’t always help our figures! Luckily, I’m old enough to not care too much about my figure, so I jump in and enjoy the starches often. “How do you get starches from a street vendor?” you may ask. That’s easy....

Lessons from China on Voice of America Asia

Everyone, I am so excited to share with you the news of my new book Lessons from China: A Westerner’s Cultural Education. It’s being published on Monday, April 7th! That’s just five short days from today. Lessons from China is a fun, easy-to-read story that provides...

Lessons from China: English Corner

One of the best ways, I have found, to meet new people in China is to go to an English Corner. An English Corner is where indigenous people gather to practice speaking English. It’s a bonus for someone trying to improve their English skills to have a native English...