Wutong Mountain Shenzhen

Wutong mountain is the highest peak in the city, and as such is one of the most popular hiking destinations … More

Gankeng Hakka Town Shenzhen

There are several Hakka sites to see in Shenzhen and beyond, some of them have been written about on this … More

How to buy Train Tickets in 12306.cn

More and more expats choose to study, work, or travel in China. For whatever purpose, when they first arrive in … More

Netherlands flower town Shenzhen

Dutch flower town Shenzhen     Making recreations of international places is not a new idea in Guangdong or China … More

Ocean walk in Yantian

Walking by the ocean is something many people enjoy and take comfort in, and Shenzhen being a coastal city offers … More

How to Transfer Money Out of China the Legal Way

How to Transfer Money Out of China the Legal Way You’ve worked hard to fill your bank account with lots … More

Reverse Culture Shock – returning home

Reverse Culture Shock   As an ESL teacher you more than likely have been given advice, both well-meaning and strident, … More

Things to do before you leave China for good

It’s finally here—you’re leaving China and ain’t coming back. Maybe it’s a new job opportunity. Maybe it’s an emergency or … More

Convenience store snacks in Taiwan

Something I like to do as I travel around Asia is check out the local convenience stores.  They are usually … More

Five reasons to live in Shenzhen

Five reasons to live in Shenzhen, China This tech manufacturing hub has its musical and bookish sides too   Lying … More