Patrick’s Farewell Patry

Pictures say more than 1,000 words! 🙂

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Drawing Jam

Creative minds unite!

Unfortunately, I didn’t get to participate in the drawing jam, but I assure you, this was probably for the better! Although the Chinese think I’m super special because I’m left handed, my left hand is in fact completely handicapped when it comes to drawing, writing legibly, etc etc.  But, for those of you who did participate and who have at least an ounce of talent, I’m impressed because the final products turned out great! Enjoy! =)

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Today (May 29) we are going to have another D.E.LICICIOUS China experience:


We meet at EF (English First) Jiangdong (No.960, Zhongshan Donglu) at 8:30pm and then walk over to the HotPot restaurant called Xiao Feiyang (小肥羊) on Baizhang Lu (next to the Yinzhou People Hospital 鄞州人民医院旁边)

Bring your friends, beloved ones and who ever is hungry!


Patrick’s Farewell Dinner @ Brazilian BBQ

There comes a time in life when you have to say “Goodbye!”

But there’s exactly two good things about it:

a) there’s a farewell party

b) you’ll see each other twice in life

So here’s the deal:

Come to the Brazilian BBQ Restaurant “Picanha” on Thursday (May 26) 7pm and enjoy a fantastic night with us! The food is outstanding (All-You-Can-Eat for approx. 100RMB) and the owner always picks the right tracks to keep the hips swinging afterward!

Later on that night we’ll do a “bar crawl” at Laowaitan and end this party-night with watching the sun rise over the river!

So get ready for an unforgettable party night and SUIT UP! 😀

Dress code: chique

Everybody’s welcome!

See you, folks!

KTV the 我不知道’s style (Part IV)

Next Tuesday, May 24 we’re heading to KTV again for another legendary party! Everyone knows by now what KTV with the 我不知道’s means, and if you don’t, it’s about time you stopped by to find out just how much talent we can cram into one room!

We’ll meet next Tuesday (May 24) at 9pm at the Drum Tower (Gulou) as usual!

Don’t forget to bring funky sunglasses, a bottle of baijou and other crazy stuff! 😀

AND: Bring your friends, invite anyone you randomly meet on the way, and get ready for another LEGENDARY KTV night!


Here you can see how much fun we had last time: KTV the 我不知道’s style

Ningbo Night Rider (Part I)

Here are the pics from the first Ningbo Night Rider

The next ride will be in approx. 2 weeks!

For more information check out:


Thanks to Nick for organizing the great ride!

See ya next time

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A Chinese Sunday

“When in China – do as the Chinese!” And one thing every Chinese is doing: drinking tea!For the coffea-junks among us:

Tea is the agricultural product of the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of various cultivars and sub-varieties of the Camellia sinensis plant, processed and cured using various methods. […] After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, astringent flavour which many enjoy. […]

The usage of tea as a beverage was first recorded in China, with the earliest records of tea consumption with records dating back to the 10th century BC.” [source]

To sum it up: 3000 years of Chinese tea culture and more than 1 billion active tea-drinkers each day can’t be wrong! It’s time to find out more about the history and all the different kinds of tea! And which place could be better for this than the Ningbo Tea Museum ( at the Moon Lake Park?

Meet us at the Ningbo Tea Museum this Sunday (May 22nd) at 4pm!

Another thing Chinese youngsters do and love: Party! 😉

Those of you who have been to a Chinese Club before know what that means: playing drinking-games, drinking, enjoying earpiercing loud music  and shaking it off on the “shaking dancefloor”. And you can be part of that! 😉

Meet us at TNT (this Sunday – May 22nd) at 9pm

For those of you who are looking forward to join the whole “A Chinese Sunday”-Session (Tea Museum + TNT): after the “Tea Session” we are going to have dinner at a Chinese Restaurant nearby (around 7pm) and then head to TNT (which is very close by)!

It’s gonna be LEDGENDARY!!! 😀

Nightly picnic at Moon Lake Park (NEW DATE!)

Meeting friends in the evening at Laowaitan is fun! But have you ever been to the Moon Lake Park at night? Can you imagine how beautiful and special it is?

If the answer to both questions is “no” then meet us at the KFC in Gulou this upcoming Saturday (May 21st) Wednesday (May 25th) at 9pm! If the answer is “yes”: write a comment! 😉

As we are going to have a picnic it would be great if you can bring some snacks – or at least a bunch of drinks! 😀

update: during this unique event we will also hold the first “Beatbox & Baijou Session”! So put on your hoody, bring a bottle of baijou and get ready for a unforgettable night in the park!

See you there, nightingale! 🙂

Ningbo Night Rider

This Friday, May 20th, will mark the first of Ningbo’s organized (monthly?) communal bike rides.  The organizers are looking for something that resembles Critical Mass without the fighting with traffic part. The event is free and everyone without a motorized vehicle is welcome, unless you customized yours.

Instead of writing a press release of sorts, the organizers have a list, mostly of rules. The rules are simple:

  • Gather
  • Ride
  • At Night
As this event is not hosted by me, and as I’ve already stolen all this poetically written material from the Ningbo Guide website, I will now provide you with the link to read the rest of the details and to see a map! 🙂 Because we must ride our bikes to Yinzhou, and then back to Laowaitan, let us know if you want to join us around 8:30pm in Jiangdong to ride to Yinzhou together!  Click here for the super special info!