MODEL MANDARIN : OCTOBER 2016

BEAR IN MIND Remember how to speak by saying things you shouldn’t Autumn 秋 (qiū) is such a special season. In China, autumn is bestowed with many characteristics. It is

Model Mandarin August 2016

BEAR IN MIND Learn by saying things you shouldn’t One of my students recently told me about an awful experience of his which, I think, might happen often to other Chinese

No More Bad Trips

After combing through infinite details, it can be easy to forget about the most valuable thing while traveling—your body! Treat yourself to a great vacation by following a few easy

Snowflakes in A Rice Bowl

What’s the hippest thing to eat during the terribly burning summer heat? Ice cream? Lemon tea? Yogurt? None of the above. It’s time you learn how to eat cool. Once

Model Mandarin: July 2016

BEAR IN MIND Learn by saying things you shouldn’t It’s not just hot. It’s Africa hot! This weather is terrible. However, it is a good time to learn some commonly used

Here’s To The Best of The Best

What started as a simple idea to support a great cause has turned into an ultra popular culinary event that draws even the least likely of participants. There are plenty

A Diet for All Seasons

You might think your heavy exercise routine is the golden ticket to the perfect beach body, but there’s more to the story. The expat lifestyle can be boozy, sedentary, and

A Taste For Travel

It’s all-too-easy to play it safe when eating abroad, but stepping outside your comfort zone can offer a rich and tasty reward As the summer holidays speed into view, so

Model Mandarin: June 2016

BEAR IN MIND Learn by saying things you shouldn’t Chinese titles for family members have always been a pain. And it is not the sort of thing you want to get

Staying Fit in the City

SINCE THE TURN OF THE YEAR, HERE! FITNESS GURU WARRICK EL-MAHASSANI HAS LOOKED AT SOME OF THE MYRIAD EXERCISE REGIMES IN THE CITY, TAKING US THROUGH ZUMBA AND AERIAL YOGA,