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On The Spot Tickets

Normally, online-ticket-purchase is not available for foreigners as they do not own a Chinese ID card. Kind of annoying really, isn’t it? Here’s the good news: passengers now are able

The Principle of Education & Authority

Education is one of the most important aspects of a young person’s life. But without the right environment, it loses value. Teaching students should be about the students, not the

Self-Combed Women in Dongguan

As of 2019, there are now only 15 self-combed women left in Dongguan, with an average age of 97. Due to their significant impact in history, a Self-Combed Women Museum

Dongguan Expats: Then VS Now

For most expats, it may be difficult to imagine Dongguan 20 years ago. We delve into a time before the convenience of modern transport options and the luxury of western

Flash Fiction Edition

After the Studio By Laura Kerr The studio was silent. He put the guitar case straps over his shoulders and switched the light off. Andrew and Jack were in the

Keep The Bowling Ball Rolling

In light of Dongcheng’s newly-opened bowling club—Chic Fun Bowl— becoming as popular as it has, a group of enthusiasts gather at the spot every Sunday to keep the bowling ball

Keeping Faith, Oceans Apart

In a cross-cultural marriage, inevitably there will be times spent away from each other, and family. But who’s to say that’s a bad thing? Being away from loved ones allows

A Crazy Mess In the Rain @Holi Fest

The “Festival of Colors,” or Holi Festival, is an ancient Indian celebration and is a time both for welcoming the advent of spring, and to end conflicts. On March 23,

HBT Jo’s Birthday Party

On March 23, there was another birthday party in town. Tons of people swamped to Hollywood Baby Too in Dongcheng to celebrate Jo’s birthday. Flowing free drinks started from 9

Mitch-a-palooza at Ziggy’s

On March 23 in Chang’an, there was a Mitch-a-palooza 2, aka Mitch’s Birthday Bash at Ziggy’s! Friends and guests came from all over Dongguan to celebrate with our birthday boy