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Going Green: What you need to know

How well do you know your environmental health? We all live on the third rock from the sun and everyone has their own stuff going on in the big rat

The rise in Dongguan’s local dessert trend

It seems there are some clear differences between Chinese and western desserts and dessert lovers; for a start, we all know that local desserts are much less sweet than the

Facing The Music: Five Expat Bands Under The Spotlight

The sounds of Dongguan are live & alive and diverse with chorus & verse. But the question behind the encore is how did they get here? We discover the reality

Leaving Behind Rainbow Valley: Dongguan’s First Everest Survivor

A grueling journey not for the fainthearted, reaching the peak of Mount Everest certainly proves testing for those who attempt it. Dongguan’s first survivor reveals all. The rainbow valley lay

A Beginner’s Guide to Meituan: Exploring the Posibilities

If you’re Chinese, there’s a good chance that you also have the famous Chinese app known as “Meituan” installed on your phone and you probably use it fairly regularly to

Atypical at Heart: Uniquely Crafting Dongguan

Why atypical? Well, there aren’t many of them. Artisans that is, crafting their way through our community with their artistic and ingenious minds and hearts. There are very few expats

Journey To The Southwest: Reaching New Heights

Have you been in Dongguan so long that you’ve forgotten what it’s like to be a tourist? Presenting history, culture and aesthetic appeal, these southwest china attractions will reignite your

City of Pizza: Some of the Best & Most Unique Pizzas Dongguan Has to Offer

What determines great pizza? The modern concept of pizza is extremely interchangeable as time has allowed for a whole plethora of unique adaptations and fusions to develop and transpire, meaning

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

Very Fast Food: The Best of Convenience Store Snacks

Once in a while, you may find yourself standing in stretching lines at McDonald’s or KFC, wondering, “how can they call this fast food?” In an age when fast is