21 Jul 2011

Survival Chinese: 10 Useful Words & Phrases for the Perpetually Clueless

This weekend, I’ll be heading to Xi’an, home of the Terracotta Warriors, to hang out with an American friend I met in Japan. This is the only real trip I have planned for my whole summer, so I’m pretty excited about it.

I haven’t traveled with this friend before, but I have a feeling […]

18 Jul 2011

Announcing: The Best of Unbrave Girl Free eBook!

Guess what, readers?

Remember when I was all like, “I’m going to start writing a book this summer”?

And you were all like, “Yeah! Go for it! Can’t wait to read it”?

And I was all like, “Wow, this book-writing thing is hard. Maybe I’ll just have some more beer and ice cream and […]

15 Jul 2011

Top 10 Dangers of Running in China

You may not know this, but I’ve started running again.

Okay, so maybe I did mention the whole running thing on this blog a few times before. After all, one of the benefits of physical exercise is being able to brag about it to others, am I right? Why should I be the only […]

10 Jul 2011

My 7 Links (because all the cool kids are doing it)

  If you’re a regular reader to my blog, you may be a bit alarmed. After all, this is my second blog post in a week. And I posted two blog posts last week. (So, uh, where is my medal, I’d like to know?)

It’s not really like me to update my blog twice every […]

7 Jul 2011

Top 5 Reasons I’m Proud to Be an American

I’ll admit I haven’t always been the best American.

On my first trip abroad, to London, I spurned t-shirts and shorts in favor of skirts and scarves in an attempt to look British. I started saying “biscuits” instead of “cookies” and “trousers” instead of “pants” and “dodgy” instead of, umm, whatever it is that […]