Living in China

The Paradoxical Land of China

Some years ago, I was invited to be a guest author on the website, an online magazine which provides helpful and timely information about living and traveling abroad. This well known and award winning website featured a webzine on Asia which includes an article I wrote entitled This is China, Living Abroad in a Land of Paradoxes. Below you can find the introdution as well as a link to the rest of the article (and pictures) on

Sitting in a dark room in front of four men who were dressed in burgundy robes, their hair shaved close to their heads, I nervously held a cup of warm butter tea in my hands.

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