Posts From Tracy Lu

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

Weishang

Making money has become incredibly easy—when you know what you’re doing. If you haven’t jumped on the latest e-commerce trend, you may already be too late. Starting a business used

A Primer for Mid-Autumn Festival

As China’s priceless ancient traditions slowly dry up in the internet age, take a moment to learn about some historic culture and appreciate its tales and wisdom. Back 500 years

ShenNongJia’s Wildman

Beware the shadowy areas of Dongguan this Hallow’s eve. You never know when someone—or something—is watching you from the darkness. Prepare your camera! One rainy May afternoon in 1956, a

A Walk on the Wild Side: For True Hikers

According to Dongguan’s Forestry Bureau, Yinping Mountain contains the highest negative ions in the city, as well as, dozens of nationally protection animals. Straddling three towns (Xiegang, Zhangmutou and Qingxi),

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Cultural Types

Parks throughout downtown Fenggang are often equipped with stone chess board tables and chairs to attract amateur chess players from all walks of life. To this end, annual and seasonal

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Star-Crossed Lovers

Changping is the first town in the country that combines three railway stations and does so rather flawlessly. The latest station—Changping East—opened last year in March and connects Dongguan and

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Devout Buddhists

Though Hong Kong has a big Buddha, Dongguan’s Guanyin statue certainly gives it a run for its money. Claimed to be the world’s largest granite Guanyin (Buddhist goddess), it was

A Walk on the Wild Side: For Adventurous Families

Located at the southern border of Dongguan and Shenzhen is the well-appointed Mission Hills Golf Club in Tangxia, which also includes a handful of apartments, hotels, restaurants and a small