Well, after seeing 5 different apartments today, I came to realize just how lacking my Chinese really is; in regards to finding a place to live, I had people speaking Chinese right to my face and me with only a blank, confused stare. Whatever; I don't care if they think I'm just another stupid foreigner. I'll just wait for the right time, and BAM! Minds will be blown!
I had my heart set on two apartments fairly close to each other; both were far enough from a main road to avoid the…Continue
Added by Brandon Berger on September 23, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments
I feel really accomplished today.
After taking a nice walk halfway around Ditan Park, I got a call from a highly recommended rental agent to check out apartments tomorrow afternoon. Afterwards, I returned to my hotel and, after stowing a bottle of Oolong tea in my mini-fridge (so cool that this hotel has those), ventured out once again, this time to the subway station. After one transfer and altogether 50 minutes of travel time, I arrived in Wudaokou, supposedly the hotbed of…Continue
Jimmy Fallon, host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, recently did his "Hashtag Game" on twitter and tweeted #thingsiusedtothink
Here's a few responses he got...
I used to think...
...if I swallowed a watermelon seed, a…Continue
Big thanks to Peter for getting the ball rolling on my little side project: prospective hypothetical matchups! In this first match, we have the Texas Ranger himself, the man who has another fist beneath his beard and is probably behind you right now, Chuck Norris! And his opponent, the protagonist of the show 24, the one, the only, Jack Bauer!
The rules are simple: we all make the rules together! People suggest settings, whether or not there are any allies, and the…Continue
It's the time of the year again where we get to be kids again!! That's right, we have an excuse to dress a little silly =p
Soooo WHAT WILL YOU BE THIS HALLOWEEN?! Care to share??