Tag: Shanghai

  • I am not an alcoholic, I just live in Shanghai (EN new version)

    I am not an alcoholic, I just live in Shanghai (EN new version)

    That sentence I did not invented it, I saw it once in an article on a newspaper for expats my first few days there. I first was like, yeah maybe old expats, not me, right ? 😂 It didn’t took me long to figure out that it was true, it could sound presumptuous to say that Shanghainese really love drinking, but since you can not drink water from the tap and that beers are so cheap (like 2 yuan), why not.

  • Reaching my thirties

    I won’t miss my 20s, I would say those 10 years were rich in amazingly difficult situations, permanent doubt and questioning, feeling lost most of the time, pretending that everything is fine when it’s crap. Those years were like crossing Tanzania on a dirt and muddy road, with an old truck.

  • I am not an alcoholic, I just live in Shanghai

    J’ai découvert assez vite que cette devise se révélait exacte, cela peut paraître ridicule mais les habitants de cette ville ont une aversion particulière pour les boissons alcoolisées. Pourquoi ? D’une part on y fait beaucoup la fête, parfois du dimanche au dimanche, au tout début de mes soirées shanghaïenne on allait aux open bar […]