Chinese People’s English Names

Random? Peculiar? Awkward? Perhaps adjectives you would use to describe the English names your Chinese colleagues chose for themselves. Find out how these names come about. How many times have

Free-style Travel

Statistics show how things have changed with tourism in China. With the younger generation supporting free-style travel, there is a new thirst for engaging with real culture. One of the

Body Repatriation

What happens when a foreigner dies here in China? It’s certainly something that we never really talk about, however it’s also interesting to know. Recently, a friend asked me a

Qifeng Park

What exactly do you know about the mysterious lantern that sits at the top of our famous mountain? Read on for the truth behind Qifeng Park. There’s no need to

Online Streaming Craze

From talented performances to undignified stunts to various tutorials, China’s live streaming phenomenon has gone to the next level as a lifestyle & revenue-generator. Every night, millions of millennials habitually

CCTV New Year’s Gala

Spring Festival means visiting your hometown, family time, homemade dumplings and the most well-known entertainment show in the country, CCTV New Year’s Gala. The chances are you’ve already heard about

Not Just a Bed: DG’s Most Interesting Munsu, China’s Answer to Airbnb

Once upon a time, B&Bs offered only a bed to sleep in. A practical solution for business travelers. However, with the steady increase in travelers seeking more than a place

China’s Video Games Obsession?

We all know about China’s infamous gaming obsession, but what if it wasn’t so bad after all? The development of the e-sports industry proves a prosperous future. Gone are the

You Could Be Their Next Victim

Everyone wants to be rich, but not all are ready to put in the work to achieve prosperity. To help the less ambitious fill their wallets, pyramid, multi-level marketing and

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