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What’s the Deal with Anime?

Anime, short for animation, is any hand-drawn or computer animation originating from Japan. According to Grand View Research, it…

What’s The Deal With Foreigners in Chinese Universities

More and more international students are opting to attend university in China, but the reason why is not as…

What’s The Deal With Holi Festival?

With large bonfires, balloons, water guns and notorious colored powders—what’s not to love about Holi? Since the fourth century…

What’s The Deal With Young Adults Vaping

In this day and age, most people are no strangers to e-cigarettes. They have made media headlines numerous times,…

What’s the Deal With Pale Skin as a Beauty Standard?

During my first experience in China’s Sephora makeup store, I had a bit of trouble finding the right powder…

Chinese Parents’ Academic Pressure

If you think that a bit of homework in high school is overwhelming, it’s nothing compared to the stressful…

Asian Couples’ Lack of PDA

In Dongguan’s bustling international community, foreign couples and Chinese couples behave differently in terms of public display of affection,…

The China Teacher Bubble

In January 2020, I had just surmounted a yellow boulder peak on a breezy Thailand island when I struck…

OMG, It’s a WaiGuoRen!

Picture this: you’re walking inside one of Dongguan’s most popular malls—DG Mall—when suddenly a young Chinese girl you’ve never…

Summer Care for Winter Diseases

The practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is surprisingly broad from daily diet, work and rest habits, to acupuncture…