What are the required (and recommended) vaccinations for China in 2018? Whether you're taking a short trip to China or you're planning to move there as an expat, it's helpful to know what is recommended to keep you safe and healthy. Here's a quick breakdown of all you need to know. Before we dive into vaccinations, I strongly suggest that you consult your doctor at least 6 weeks prior to … [Read more...] about Vaccinations for China | Complete 2018 Guide for Travelers
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What should you know before coming to China? I could share my own thoughts - and I will - but I'd also like to get a few of my friends involved. The best answer to this question comes from those who have either lived or traveled extensively through China. Here's what we wish we knew before traveling or moving to China. It goes without saying that culture shock is unavoidable no matter what … [Read more...] about What I wish I knew before coming to China?
Is it possible to use WhatsApp in China in 2018? Even though WhatsApp has been blocked in China since June of 2017, I still remain connected on WhatsApp, so I can tell you from experience that it's entirely possible...as long as you're prepared. Here's a quick explanation of what you need to know and how to make sure you can access WhatsApp in China. When it comes to being censored within … [Read more...] about How to Use WhatsApp in China | Expat’s Guide for 2018
Are you searching for the best travel insurance options for your upcoming trip? Whether you're unsure if you need travel insurance or if you're shopping around for the best recommendations, you've come to the right place. As somebody who has traveled the world for over a decade and made use of travel insurance many times, I'd happy to share with you based on my personal experience. **The … [Read more...] about Best Travel Insurance 2018 | Complete Guide & Reviews
When it comes to traveling in China in 2018, most tourist opt to either fly or hop on a train. The reasoning is quite simple: flying is fast and trains are cheap. There are times, however, when China's massive, intercity bus system is your best (or only!) option. In these cases, you'll want to understand how to travel by bus in China - and that's where this traveler's guide will come in … [Read more...] about How to Travel by Bus in China | 2018 Traveler’s Guide
As a tourist in China - or any foreign country - there's almost no way around it: you're at high risk to be scammed in some way. You've got a big, fat target on your back that says "I have money!". Scam artists, beggars and sometimes even the "average joe" see you as a gullible visitor with plenty of money. So what are the most common tourist scams in China to watch out for an how can you avoid … [Read more...] about Top 5 Tourist Scams in China (& How to Avoid Them)