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Bobas, Bubbles and Pearls

Dongguan is bubbling over with bubble tea. this is a popular sweet drink among locals and expats, but what is bubble tea? here! finds out more about the Taiwanese drink

Keep Up With China’s Apps

China has a rising number of apps, with WeChat and BeautyCam only scratching the surface. Find out what locals in Dongguan use to follow the latest and greatest trends online.

A Child’s Cold in a Mixed Marriage

It can be a frightening experience when your child gets sick. Do they need to go to the hospital or is this something that can be dealt with at home?

Exposing DiDi EN’s Hidden Gems

DiDi has made navigating Dongguan much easier since launching DiDi EN. However, nothing is perfect and sometimes you may encounter a bump in the road. Check out these hidden gems

Craft Beer Pairing For Dummies

Expertly hand-brewed craft beer always has its own character, exhibiting layers of creativity and passion from its maker. Craft beer is treasured by millions for being not only just a

For The Love of Food

Food is a very important part of everyday life, with likes and dislikes, routines and habits. But what happens when dining becomes a topic of debate in a cross-cultural relationship?

Send Your Kids Out To The World

The concept of “summer camps” is not new to westerners, however many Chinese still don’t get the point of a proper enriching experience. Let’s take a look at some of

Keeping Faith, Oceans Apart

In a cross-cultural marriage, inevitably there will be times spent away from each other, and family. But who’s to say that’s a bad thing? Being away from loved ones allows

St. Patrick’s Day, From Ireland to Dongguan

Lá fhéile pádraig or, St. Patrick’s day, is a festival filled with fun customs, hearty foods and famous myths. Grab a pint of Guinness and get on board with all

My First CNY With The In-Laws

Adding a novel dimension to their spring festival, Adam embraced his in-laws and their dynamic culture when he first joined the Lu clan’s celebrations as part of the family. As