Category Archives: Life In China

My Life In China: Being a Waiguoren

Waiguoren loosely translates to foreigner in Mandarin.  The children out in public just stop, point and yell “Waiguoren!” whenever they spotted us out and about.  In China, it is evident when you are an outsider.  Me, I’m black, Chinese people … Continue reading

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More is coming…

It’s been a while again since I’ve posted.  Too long if you ask me, for I rather enjoy drafting up some creative wordplay for the digital pages of this here internet blog entitled Rashan’s World.  But alas, I have been … Continue reading

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A Day At The Movies: The Karate Kid

I saw The Karate Kid last night. A film about Beijing, while living in Beijing.  And I saw it in a slightly unconventional way…at home.  This movie is still out in theaters, but we were able to get a copy … Continue reading

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Life In China: Fake it ‘Til We Make It (Part 1)

As many would assume, and somewhat rightfully so, China is the land of knock-offs.    So, anywho, Ashley Rose and I went to a really nice mall and saw a surprisingly huge bit of ripage.  It was basically a huge … Continue reading

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Life In China: Lunch

I go to work everyday, from 9 AM to 6 PM at an animation company by the name of Xing-Xing in the Lido area of north-easternish Beijing.  This is a really long time for me to be here everyday, and … Continue reading

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Yes. I took that photo!  The Great Wall of China.  Humbling.

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Life In China: The Great Wall

Pretty touristy fare, but still amazing, I had to do a post on the Great Wall of China.  I don’t need to tell you any historical facts, as we all learned a bit about it in school, and if you … Continue reading

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