Over the last two decade, there have been a massive interest in Understanding China. Being a self-confessed Sinophile, I am have been on this “China Understanding” journey for almost a decade now. Given the obvious market that is out there for “Westerns” who want to “know” China, there is a mountain of content available online. But how do you pick up the sources that you … Continue reading Coursera Course Review: Chinese Culture and Contemporary China (Nanjing University)
I’m quite a culture-junkie. And for me travel has always been about understanding a place through the lens of stories of the people living there. One of my most memorable trips ever made was a trip to Jingdezhen, an ancient Chinese city and the home of Porcelain. My wife and I spent time with a Chinese family, experiencing the traditions of Chinese New Year, steeped … Continue reading Article on Jingdezhen: Published in Financial Express
I’ve largely been off blogging at TalkingTails for a while. There were a whole lot of movie reviews, food reviews, and travel reviews that I used to blog about, but a lot of that seems to have dried up. Mostly work-related travel, long hours and married life are the factors I attribute this to. These have clearly managed to keep me away from my most interesting (and probably also most … Continue reading TalkingTails, Retail Customer Engagement and other stuff!