Shekou Weekend #12: You are my sunshine

on 03/20/2016 - 05:23 pm

The weather is finally cooperating and it seems we're going to have a beautiful weekend. Although I'm seeing conflicting weather reports about sunshine and rain, I'm optimistic and am already getting out my shorts. In any case, we've got plenty of activities this weekend for all kinds of tastes. Have a great weekend!After the successful night of games and contests on St. Patrick's Day (that didn't end until almost four in the morning) at X-TA-SEA, they've decided to keep it going all weekend long. This Friday and Saturday, test your  skills for multiple chances to win drink vouchers at X-TA-SEA. They're also adding a "Name That Tune" game for those of you that think you have a good ear. ...

This weekend and beyond in Shekou

on 03/04/2016 - 12:07 pm

It's always rough getting back to work after the holidays. By now, it seems most people are running at full speed catching up and making up for time off over the last couple of months. The Spring time can definitely be one of the most productive times of the year, but it can also be stressful. Don't forget to take a load off every now and then. Go out to eat, drink some wine, do some shopping, pamper yourself, or just start planning for the next holiday. Whatever your choice, we've got some options for you here.
Before we jump into them though, I'd like to give a quick update of what happened yesterday...

Yesterday Kiko and I visited Promised Land Special Education in Shekou to d ...

RESULTS: Best Pizza in Shekou 2015

on 12/07/2015 - 05:03 pm

Close to 300 pizza lovers attended the 2nd Annual Best Pizza in Shekou Competition and Awards Ceremony at The Terrace in Sea World on Sunday December 6th, 2015 to help us determine which pizzas in Shekou are the best.The competition sponsor, San Miguel Brewing Company, supplied free flow beer during the competition and Exotic Winds provided free flow of Imported Spanish Wine. TLI Language Institute also provided free VIP Language Lessons to 5 lucky draw winners.

The Terrace Band, T.A.S., entertained the crowd with their lively performances while guests tasted these amazing pizzas from the following restaurants:

Alla Torre Pizzeria: Al Metro Pizza, Diavola (Pepperoni) Pi ...

5 Important Halloween Safety Tips in China

on 10/30/2015 - 11:19 am

Misunderstandings and a lack of preparedness can easily turn the fun and excitement of Halloween into devastating horror. Death, dismemberment, and permanent dis-figuration are just a few examples of the consequences.
Follow these quick safety tips, and share them with your friends and family, to be sure everyone you know has a safe and enjoyable Halloween.
TIP #1: Tone down your acting.
Halloween is a great time to showcase your acting skills. Some of us where just born to be vampires and zombies and we're really good at pretending to be them. But watch out! Some people might not realize you're acting and may try to defend themselves! Limit your real serious actin ...