Holiday season is here and what’s better than a gift that gets everyone in the family together. Introducing my favourite game at the moment – Machi Koro, a fast paced city building game which involves a bit of strategy and a lot of luck.
Do you live in a part of the world where Amazon US does not ship their books? Recently I was looking for some bedtime stories for my toddler and found one titled “365 Bedtime Stories & Rhymes” for USD 10.99 – one story for each day. All went well until the checkout, where it says “Sorry, this item can’t be shipped to your selected address”
If you are not yet acquainted with Aliexpress, then let me be your guide. It is one of my favourite sites where east meets west – the cheap products which are manufactured in China, marketed on a business to consumer (B2C) platform, selling individual items (not bulk), in terrible English.
Face it: you are busy and I am busy, that is why we shop online – the perfect excuse to pleasantly surprise our future self with gifts we buy today, at a discount, from overseas, which I really need, because my leg hurts from walking.