Story archives - tag: "China"

This is China

The metro security guard was too busy to look at the x-ray of my bag because he was cleaning his nails with a butcher knife.

tags: irony China [add]

2011-04-19 11:12:57 / Rating: 499 /


When my Chinese host family told me, "no rice until you finish your beer," I thought I'd died and gone to heaven.

tags: China rice beer [add]

2009-01-28 12:31:05 / Rating: 839 /


In China, they said we couldn't plays cards in the lobby, so we played with candy wrappers instead till the ones with candy still in them won.

tags: China cards gambling family [add]

2008-04-30 14:44:50 / Rating: 514.25 /

Murphy's Lawyer

I got scammed out of $70 by two Chinese strangers in a teahouse in Shanghai, but I still had more fun with them than I have with any other members of my American study abroad group.

tags: scams Shanghai regret China [add]

2008-01-22 18:12:40 / Rating: 483 /