Dasha river greenway Shenzhen

Shenzhen has many greenways and walking routes, and the Dasha river walk is among the best of them.   Extending from … More

Rooftop coffeeshop in Shenzhen

Shenzhen has no shortage of coffeeshops, in fact they are on every corner and in every shopping mall. There are … More

Coffee in OCT Loft Shenzhen

523 coffee.  Anything but a spectacle   OCT Loft is shenzhen’s most popular creative art space, and is a hodgepodge … More

OCT LOFT Shenzhen

OCT loft is a creative art community in Nanshan district.  Comprising of art galleries, gift shops, coffee shops and restaurants, … More

Things to do in Siem Reap that’s NOT Angkor Wat

Things to do in Siem Reap that’s NOT Angkor Wat Now most people, myself included go to Siem Reap to … More

Shenzhen Central Park

Shenzhen Central Park Shenzhen Central park doesn’t really get the attention it deserves.  Not as big as its neighbour Lianhuashan … 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

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