Interests

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

Diwali in DG and Across the World

What do you know about the famous festival of lights? Diwali is one of the most popular festivals celebrated in India, and by Indians all over the globe in fact.

Mate Among Mates

Ever seen a group of Brazilians pass around a funny-looking drink with a metal straw? Well, that’s mate. And it’s a traditional activity that builds bonds and completes social gatherings.

A New Spin on Things in DG

Ultimate Frisbee has been quietly capturing the hearts and minds of athletes in China over the last 15 years. Delivering thrills and top sportsmanship, Ultimate Frisbee has now arrived in

The Quiz Itch: Drink and Think

The pub quiz culture may be familiar for some, but in China it is relatively still in its infancy. Nevertheless, expat generations alike seemingly cannot resist pitting their wits against