Christmas is around the corner, and whether you have an expat loved one who lives in China or you want to send your Chinese friend a gift, it sometimes feels a bit overwhelming. How can you send a Christmas gift to China? This helpful guide will walk you through your different options. There are a number of different ways that you can send a Christmas gift to China from anywhere in the … [Read more...] about How to Send Christmas Gifts to China for Friends & Family
What is a good gift to send to a Chinese person on Chinese New Year? Chinese New Year (aka "Spring Festival) is the most important holiday for Chinese people. Like the holiday season at home, it's a time for sharing gifts to further deepen your relationships with family, friends, and colleagues. But what exactly should you send? And if you're not in China, how do you send gifts to China? In … [Read more...] about How to Send Gifts to China Friends | Chinese New Year & Special Occassions
Is it possible to access Instagram in China? Even though Instagram has been blocked since the middle of 2016, I still remain an regular Instagram user, so I can tell you from experience that it's entirely possible...as long as you're prepared. Here's a quick explanation of how to prepare yourself. When it comes to being censored within China, Instagram is in good company. Other social sites … [Read more...] about How to Access Instagram in China | Updated for 2017
How much does it cost to live in China? China is a massive country, so it's practically impossible to definitively answer this question for every city or situation. However knowing specifics of the cost of living in China can be really beneficial if you are torn on your decision to move to China or cannot choose between several cities to live. In this guide, we cover all you need to know to … [Read more...] about What is the Cost of Living in China for Foreigners?
If you've ever tried learning to read Chinese, you know how frustrating it can be! Is it even possible to learn to read and write Chinese without wanting to pull your hair out? Thankfully, as I have found out with graded readers like The Chairman's Bao, there are some fun ways to do it. Let me explain. If you are like me, you have spent hours upon hours memorizing Chinese characters and … [Read more...] about Learn to Read Chinese and Actually Have Fun Doing It
Are you searching for cheap China flights to purchase? Whether you're looking for cheap international flights to China or cheap domestic flights to China, it can often feel impossible to get a good deal. If you follow these simple steps, however, you'll be shocked at the kind of deals you can find on Chinese airfare! Having had enough of spending so much hard earned money on overpriced … [Read more...] about How to Buy Cheap China Flights | 5 Simple Steps