As a traveler or expat, being able to watch your favorite English TV shows in China can mean the difference between sanity and depression. I mean, honestly, if you've ever turned on a Chinese TV you know how mind-numbingly boring they are. So what are the best apps or websites that will allow you to watch English TV shows in China? Here's a quick list for you.The reality is that you're not … [Read more...] about Best Apps to Watch English TV Shows in China
VPN Reviews & Tips for China
Learn everything you need to know about VPNs in China, including which VPNs work, whether they're even legal and which are the best VPNs for China.
One of the most common questions I receive about VPNs (or "Virtual Private Network") is this: Is it legal to use a VPN in China? Since China censors the internet using the "Great Firewall of China" to keep people inside the country from accessing different websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Gmail, etc., it's no wonder that some of the best VPNs are most popular in … [Read more...] about Is it Legal to Use a VPN in China? The Answer May Surprise You.
Do VPNs still work in China? This is one of the most common questions I have been getting from people who are looking to travel or move to China in 2019. A lot of the concern stems from early reports of the VPN ban that was supposed to happen last year. So what has happened? Do VPNs no longer work in China?SPECIAL NOTE: If you're experiencing trouble with your VPN right now, there's a good … [Read more...] about Do VPNs Still Work in China? (as of August 2019)
What is the best VPN for China in 2019? That's a loaded question that often gets met with simple answers from people who don't even live in China. I've been living here for 10+ years and I've personally used over 20 different VPNs. While there are plenty of options to choose from, I'm aiming to let you know what works here in China...and what doesn't.UPDATE AUGUST 2019: As you may be … [Read more...] about Best VPNs for China 2019 (with Discount Codes)
What websites are blocked in China in 2019 (Updated August)? This is a question that gets asked a lot, particularly among people who are planning to travel or move to China. It helps knowing what to expect, which is why I'd like to give you a comprehensive (and constantly updated) list of blocked websites in China.Starting in the late 1990s, China began monitoring and censoring the … [Read more...] about What Websites and Apps are Blocked in China in 2019?
Perhaps you've come across this 12VPN review thanks to a Google search or maybe you've been browsing many of the other VPN reviews I've done on this site. Either way, I'm happy to share with you my personal experience using 12VPN and why I still use this VPN on a daily basis in 2019.I've spent the past few months personally testing out quite a few China VPNs and although I don't claim … [Read more...] about 12VPN Review 2019 | Pros, Cons & Discount Codes