Good Reads

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

Life’s A Beach!

Summer is here and that means three things: sun tanning, sea waves, and sandcastles! Whether you like soft sandy beaches, adrenaline-inducing watersports, or beach hiking trails, there is a piece

Racing for Dragon Boat Glory

A long-standing tradition, the dragon boat scene is exhilarating. If you haven’t yet observed the spectacle that is Dongguan’s competitive race for glory, be sure to witness the village teams

China: North Vs South

China is vastly huge. Due to climate variance, people living at opposite ends of the country eat completely different foods and celebrate the same festivals distinctly differently. Read on to

Made in Dongguan: From Factory of the World to Hi-Tech Innovator

In 1995, Nokia, the once global mobile phone giant, got its foot in the door of China by setting up a joint venture in Nancheng, Dongguan, to build a Nokia

A Bar Scene Like No Other

As human beings, most of us are naturally codependent and sociable, reassured by our companions. Dongguan presents the perfect place to gain independence and confidence, while still being able to

A Smiling Baby Is Always Beautiful

Evident by the global mass of selfies, trendy grooming services and the booming personal training industry, we are living in a world where appearance matters much more than ever before.

Qingming Festival In Dongguan

Qingming is not only for tomb sweeping, but also represents a change in weather, and a change in the way we look at things. A brighter view is key during

Laughter is the best medicine

The rise of April Fool’s Day It’s no joke that the annual western celebration, known as April fool’s day, has gained popularity over the years, having diversified across cultures, the