Peter Parker in Canton

That there was figure in Guangdong history who also shares his name with a famous web slinger…Now, that’s just serendipity made in geek heaven. That figure was Peter Parker. Born

Taste of Leafy Heaven: Green Salad (Dongcheng)

Tucked away in a friendly Dongcheng corner, not far from all your favorite clothing shops, bars, Japanese, Korean and Western restaurants and a stone’s throw from Yong Hua Ting, rests

Something’s abrew: Mo Brew Bar (previously Suds)

It’s big, it’s awesome and literally has got everything and anything you could want, from a pool table to a live music stage and, lest we forget, its very own

Go International in Dyna

Upstairs at Dynacity mall, adjacent to the still-fresh Z Club Thai restaurant is WeBuy. Far more than your usual international grocery shop, the interesting location is separated only by a

When Size Doesn’t Matter

Is Intensely working children the only way to ensure collegiate success? It’s time to review if these now-antiquated systems can truly deliver. Why is the education system in Finland so

Exam-Oriented Education

Piles of homework, tutoring and the mighty gaokao all terrorize young Chinese from pre-school until high school ends. The question is, what’s it all worth? A couple months ago, triggered

Finding Beauty in Chaos

It’s often supposed that during the Cultural Revolution, nearly everything creative, historic or artistic was destroyed and lost to the abyss of time. Local famed poet Wang Yiding (王一丁) would

Get Me in a Taxi!

We’ve all been there. You need to get from A to B and the only option is a taxi. In China, the word seems to almost go hand in hand

Snuggle up to These Winter Reads

The weather outside may not be particularly frightful, but it’s still cold enough to put on an uncomfortable chill. Avoiding leaving the toasty room and warm bed is probably best

Goodbye, Red Mansion

As one of the earliest Western hospitals in China, Dongguan People’s Hospital was opened in 1888. Originally called Dongguan Puji Hospital of China Christian Rhenish Mission, the institution was built