Tag: Beijing, China, concubines, legality, mistresses, Shanghai
Mistresses in China Calling for Legal Rights
AbandontheCubeMar 04, 2011Like
Is polygamy coming to China? Thats what some mistresses in the mainland are calling for after the failed ‘Festival of...
Statistics from Shanghai to Ashgabat
AbandontheCubeJun 29, 2009Like
Originally, the trip was planned as a Shanghai to Ashgabat adventure. Well, we have an announcement to make—we have decided to keep on...
The Hostel Reviews
AbandontheCubeMay 15, 2009Like
The Best and the Worst – so far. Here are a list of the best places along the route and their contact information, we highly recommend...
How Not to Start A Trip
AbandontheCubeMay 01, 2009Like
Step one: Leave with too much stuff in your bags and pull every muscle in your back and neck. Step two: Backpack to post office to mail a...
Top Ten Things We’ll Miss About China
AbandontheCubeApr 30, 2009Like
We leave China today. Here is a list of the top ten things we’ll really miss about China: Drinking in Public. While this may seem...
Apartment Hunting in China
AbandontheCubeApr 26, 2009Like
As we pack up our apartment I’m reminded of when we first moved to China and began looking for a place to live. The process of...
Getting a Visa for Uzbekistan in Shanghai
AbandontheCubeApr 16, 2009Like
This is apparently what a visa to Uzbekistan looks like, but I wouldn’t know. It has officially been 3 weeks since we began our...
A Visa-Related Snag
AbandontheCubeMar 27, 2009Like
Having completed all the necessary paperwork, acquired mini photos of myself and located my passport I set off to the Uzbek consulate in...
The Sink Sequel
AbandontheCubeMar 26, 2009Like
A few days ago our kitchen sink began to leak and we had quite the adventure as the landlord’s mother and several other randoms...
An OMG Kind of Morning
AbandontheCubeMar 23, 2009Like
On Friday our sink began to leak, we cleaned up the mess and contacted our landlord. The landlord (who speaks amazing English and is...
Shanghai to Ashgabat, the Plan
AbandontheCubeFeb 26, 2009Like
As many of you know, I was laid off from my financial job on New Year’s Eve (classy timing). But this upsetting twist has been an...
The Shanghai Music Scene
AbandontheCubeNov 08, 2008Like
Abandon the Cube enjoys what Shanghai has to offer via the music industry and local talent.
Tower Wars: Battle of the Shanghai Skyline
AbandontheCubeSep 12, 2008Like
Abandon the Cube observes with amusement the erection of competing towers; who will win the highest tower award?