• Guangzhou,  Living in China,  My Life

    Highlights from Spring 2021

    After Chinese New Year and the traditions we used the last day of the holiday to do a spontaneous road trip in Zhaoqing city along the small dirt roads. We stumbled upon an old port that offered amazing views to a bamboo forest and a river. Wish we could have taken a cruise there! Last year we launched the Pause Box, a monthly surprise gift box available in China. On March 8th we had our first event to celebrate the International Women’s Day and got our community together for unboxing. Starting a new business has been both inspiring and tiring, it’s a constant balance between businesses and personal life. But…

  • Living in China,  My Life

    Spending Christmas in China, again

    This year was supposed to be the first year that we spend the Christmas in Finland with my family, we all know now that all those plans went to waste this year. Instead we are again trying to make the…

  • My Life

    Living abroad and away from my family

    Last time I wrote about why I moved to China and enjoy living here. Even I like living in China and don’t plan to move back to Finland in the near future, it doesn’t make it any easier to be…

  • Living in China,  My Life

    What makes me want to stay in China?

    Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about those foreigners that come to China and not only stay here for a while, but make their permanent home here. I know more and more expats, or shall we call them immigrants, who…