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Adam’s List: Best of Shanghai Restaurants, Bars, Coffee Shops

January 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Update: Check out new additions for 2010 As the new year rolls around, I thought it’d be fun to throw together a list from my little black book of Shanghai favorites.  Here’s to a great 2009, and to my personal hope that Yelp makes a splash in China sometime soon! Lunch & Dinner Food Fusion […]

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Convenience

November 26th, 2008 · 5 Comments

If you read the first blog post I made after moving to China, you might walk away with the impression that living here is inconvenient.  In fact, it’s more of a toss-up.  Some things are in fact ridiculously inconvenient (like having to go to the cable TV office to pay bills in person), while others […]

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Home Sweet Home

October 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

48 hours in Tokyo. 72 in LA, Taipei. 84 in Beijing. 3 weeks in Seattle and I’m back in Shanghai. Fun fact: I’ve landed at Tokyo Narita 9 times so far this year, but August was the first time I’ve ever been able to leave the airport to experience Japan (for 48 hours). I live […]

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马来西亚, Truly Asia.

August 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

If you asked me a year ago where I thought I might find myself today, swimming with the fish off the coast of Malaysia hardly would’ve made my short list of answers. Ah, the places life can take take you, if you let it! Malaysia. My first jaunt outside of Greater China, well, besides the […]

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From 台北. (Taipei)

June 1st, 2008 · No Comments

I’m beat.  Life is flying by at a thousand miles per hour and I’ve made little downtime to stop and catch my breath.  New country, new language, new home, new work, new friends — have left little opportunity for tranquility or balance. Back in Shanghai, just as I begin to grow accustomed to the surprises […]

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Hello from 上海. (Shanghai)

April 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Hi!  Welcome to my new blog and web site!  I’m writing from a table at one of my new favorite local coffee shops, Figaro Coffee Company near Xintiandi.  It came highly recommended by a colleague, and features a pretty decent American breakfast menu, great coffee, a reliable wireless Internet connection, and a comfortable environment for […]

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