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
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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
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
How long will it take to become fluent in Chinese? Is it possible to learn Chinese in 3 months or will it take years? In this guide, I share my experience studying and learning Mandarin to help encourage you as well as give you a realistic idea of what to expect. And no...nobody is fluent in 3 months. Sorry. :/ Whether you are thinking about learning Chinese or have already dug into the … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Learn Chinese in 3 Months or a Year?
Whether you're learning Chinese in China or in your home country, by far the fastest way to improve your listening and speaking is through a 1-on-1 Mandarin Chinese tutor. Unfortunately, I've personally found that it's not always easy to find a Chinese tutor! So when I heard of an option to have a personal, online Chinese tutor, I was intrigued. For those studying Chinese outside of China, I … [Read more...] about How to Improve Chinese through a Chinese Tutor