Living Here

For the Sake of Characters

In China, children begin their journey to understand mandarin’s complex writing system at a very young age. Are they sacrificing their childhood? Or is it worth it for their development?

Aussie Football Comes to Dg

Did you know that Australian football was probably the first western ball sport to include Chinese participation? Now having merged cultural and social aspects, it’s a whole different ball game.

American Football on the rise

To those who haven’t grown up with it, American football often seems like a mixture of armor-equipped violence combined with baffling penalties. However, it lies at the heart of the

The Essentials of Essential Oils

Nature has a hoard of benefits to offer us, many forgotten over the years, some rediscovered in recent times. One of nature’s finest gems, realized and adopted by many, is

Get ready for the new term

The transition between the summer break and returning to school is not always the easiest for families. Check out our Walk-a-Thon and bring your family closer together while meeting other

Happy Camping At Camp Swamp

An abundance of summer camps in and around Dongguan means there are plenty of options for youngsters to keep occupied during the vacation. Our happy camper reveals his camp experiences

American Classic: Grateful Q

Imagine a trendy two-story venue, situated right behind Yong Hua Ting—Dongcheng Walking Street—with fresh homemade food every day. Then you’ve just begun to understand what Grateful Q is all about.

The World Cup 2018

Finally! THE 2018 WORLD CUP has dawned upon us. read more from our keen football expert about the teams competing, their status and what this year’s event has in store

The Garden Beneath The Garbage

Dongguan is more than just an industrial city, there are plenty of beautiful spaces for us to admire. However, teamwork is essential to protect our environment. We live in a

Academic vs Athletic

In China, it means everything to be well-educated. Academics are given prestige, opportunities & praise. In the U.S., the same view is shared regarding sports. Athletes and academics are not