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

The collectors: Keeping history alive one piece at a time

Glancing at China’s mostly modern face, the sense of history might feel muted. Now, these collectors are trying to keep the legacy of China alive, while fulfilling their own wandering

Women In Charge: The Curious World of China’s Mosuo Society

You have stumbled upon a culture where women are the leaders and there is no marriage. Here, uncles, rather than biological fathers, take the role of “father.” This is 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),