Over the course of helping people travel and move to China this past decade, I’ve created a number of different downloadable PDF guides for people to use. Best of all, these resources are absolutely free! I send them directly to your email address and once you have it you can share it with anybody who you think could benefit from it. Enjoy and let me know what you think!
Expat Guide to China Trains
A step-by-step guide to buying train tickets in China (online and in person), navigating the train station and what to expect on a Chinese train.
44 China Travel Tips
These are the 44 things that I wish I had known before I traveled to China for the first time about a decade ago, and they’ll help you prepare for your trip too.
Expat Guide to Learn Chinese
Are you planning to learn Chinese? In this Expat Guide to Learning Chinese, I walk through the best tools to use for learning to read, write, speak and listen to Chinese.
Expat Guide to China Banking
For those who will need to do any sort of banking in China – wiring money to/from China or opening a bank account, this guide will walk you through what you need to know.
Expat Guide to Teaching in China
Before you take a job teaching English in China, there are a number of things you should know. This guide walks you step-by-step through how to prepare for and find a good ESL job!
Expat Guide to VPNs
In order to access sites like Facebook, Instagram, Gmail and Twitter in China, you’re going to need a VPN. This guide will explain what that is and how to use one.
Other Helpful Guides to Download
In addition to the above PDF guides, we have a number of other helpful resources that are available for immediate download using the links below:
- Expat Guide to Getting a Visa in China
- China Travel Packing Checklist
- Expat Guide to Taking a Bus in China
- Best China Travel Apps to Download on your Phone
Free China Maps for Download
Slowly, I’m beginning to design a number of downloadable maps that are geared specifically toward western tourists in China. Here are a few you can use:
Beijing Metro Map for Tourist (free download):
Shanghai Metro Map for Tourists (free download):
Anything Missing Here?
Do you think there are specific guides that you wish were listed here? I’m always looking for ideas for more helpful guides, so please contact me with your idea and we’ll see what we can do!