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Archive for January, 2008

Exam time

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Last week there had beed quite some posts, however this week is pretty void of new posts. The reason is simple. I have exams. By the way, my tickets are booked. I will fly to Hongkong at the 3rd of March.

Walmart China sells Viagra

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Well it's actually not in the Walmart, but it's in the pharmacy thats directly attached to this Walmart in Chengdu, China. One box of the blue pills goes for 145 yuan, thats about $US20 or Euro 14.5. Quite cheap. No prescription needed.

Chinese for Dummies – written by Dummies?

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

I just came across an article on the fordummies website. Fordummies publishes these books like "internet for dummies". The article dubbed Ten things Never to Do in China tries to tell You what is not acceptable in China. It tries. But it fails. The problem with this article is a general ...

Chengdu nightlife

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

So now You hang around in Chengdu and You have no clue what to do in the evening? Let's have a tour to the destinations Chengdu has to offer. Before You head into nightlife You should eat something in one of the many restaurants this city has to offer. Then ...

Do You have a Chinese name?

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

I just got my Chinese name. It has been a long journey, but now my girlfriend gave me my new name. jùn jié. Which could be translated as very talented person. However jùn has more meanings beside talented. It also means smart or handsome. I'll go with these 2 instead of ...

What is Your Chinesepod listening level?

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

I just found this Chinese Listening Test over at Chinesepod.com. You are being presented a few sentences. You may listen each sentence twice. Then You have to decide if You understood or not. My level is elementary(low). I didn't really expect this, but this test made me realize my problems. While my ...

Relaxing report

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

Finally the leisure and pleasure of the holidays are over. It's time to go back to work. But let's review what happened. After a short visit to my parents, grandmum and aunty I went together with my beautiful girlfriend to the high mountains in Stoos, Switzerland. There we spend a whole ...

What do You do at semester end?

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

The last week I was in the snowy mountains snowboarding together with my girlfriend. I will add some pretty pictures next week when I'm back in my home. There is no equipment to bring the pictures online at the moment, as I'm staying at my parents house until saturday. ...