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Indonesian Dance

I had a "Yes Man" week 04 May, 2018 Travel & Dance At the beginning of April, I decided to say yes to everything people asked me to do for a week, just like the movie "Yes Man" (within legal boundaries of course). It was enough to be part of many unexpected...

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Happy New Year

  Happy New Year 04   February, 2018 Travel & Dance Ningbo Focus organised another great event for expats in Ningbo. This year we went to Shangtian to celebrate Chinese New year with the locals. Welcome Ceremony  Shangtian is only an hour away from Ningbo, but the...

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Peanut butter with chocolate sprinkles

How to be a Dutch Ambassador: Give the kids an interesting breakfast, let them act like a train and paint wooden shoes. The sweet little kids did all this to get a Dutch sticker in their ‘Passport’.

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From Tango’s to KO’s

What do you do when your doctor says you cannot dance for a month? You watch other people doing the dancing on Friday, and you lose your frustration watching KO’s on Saturday.

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The real deal!

  The real deal 03   march, 2017 Personal Saying yes gives me the most wonderful moments. And some stress, but let's forget about that last one. Screw you brain, I'm not listening! I am a newbie in the photography world; I don't consider myself as a photographer. Last...

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Welcome to the club

Welcome to the club! 20 JANUARY, 2017 Travel The moment I started missing the Netherlands and my family, I knew I needed more hobbies. Busy bee Jairo gave his first official class on 14 February. Before that, he's been working a lot in our 'office' at home. I loved...

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Chinese New Year

Past Saturday we went to Dayan, a small village close to Ningbo. Via Ningbo Focus we received free tickets to attend a tradition Chinese Spring Festival (Chinese New Year). We had an amazing time!

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New life, job and house

11 January, 2016 Personal, Steffie's view Ningbo, our home for the next five years. Time to start our lives. Time to find out what we can do here. Time to start over. Start over 28 November was the day we took our flight to China. Five years of living in a country...

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China, one more week

China, here we come 20 November, 2016 Life, Steffie's view "Jairo, I can live everywhere with you, really... Except for China, I just think it's too crowded. I'm more a small town girl." This is what I told him at the beginning of our relationship. Guess where we are...

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