Good Reads

From Victory to Love

Pictures nowadays go beyond smiling for the camera. From pulling ridiculous faces to momentary trendy poses, some are almost considered timeless, and became the go to on this side of

Where’s The Beef: Eight DG Steaks You Should Try

DG carnivores sink their teeth into eight select locations to find the perfect steak.Beef is not the go-to meat in China and is the least consumed out of the three

Exploring 33 Town, Dongguan’s Newest Creative Hotspot

Across from the ever-popular Dynacity and hidden behind bustling Dongcheng Road is the newest contender for social hotspots in Dongguan, 33 Town. This creative park was converted from old factory

Following the Herd

In china you will often see popularity in following trends. People will que for hours to eat at an overcrowded restaurant or shop at the busiest store. So, what causes

The Moon in Mid-Autumn Festival

The moon plays a major role in many cultures, it can even decide when friends and family should come together for celebrations. The mid-autumn festival marks an important time with

School’s Back in Session: Who Hits the Books the Hardest?

If you have ever been a student, then you have definitely complained about how much work is assigned and how unbearably tiring school is. Personally, I have studied in both

The Magical Mystery Tour: Exploring the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics

There’s more to Dongguan than first meets the eye. Underneath the shiny surface, layers upon layers of ancient traditions are still, surprisingly, alive and well in this city. It’s not

The Seven Sisters Festival

The seven Sisters festival is still celebrated in some parts of Dongguan. In the past women put handcrafted scenes on display in hopes of finding a good husband. Celebrations have

Daojiao’s Lost Knitting Industry

Grass weaving and the knitting industry have a longstanding tradition in dg, but with industry comes change. It has faded from an economic staple, replaced by plastic, to holding an

You’re Not Crazy: Mental Health in China

Nobody talks about mental health and despite the social stigma, it’s a commonality between us all. Psychological health knows no discrimination. We all know someone who is facing some kind