Although Chinese alcohol may not be world-renowned, that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to choose from. Whether you're out at a local bar, doing business over a banquet meal or just perusing the local Chinese grocery store, you'll find that there are various types of Chinese alcohol to choose from. This guide to Chinese baijiu, Chinese beer and Chinese wine will help you understand what's … [Read more...] about Chinese Alcohol | Guide to Chinese Liquor, Chinese Beer & Chinese Wine
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There's no getting around the fact that learning Chinese is a challenging task with few shortcuts. But there are tools available that make it slightly easier! Over the past decade of language learning in China, these have been my favorite tools for learning Chinese that make it both fun and (slightly!) easier. You may not be fluent, but during your travels throughout China you're going to … [Read more...] about My Top 5 Favorite Tools for Learning Chinese in 2021
What is the best virtual mailbox service to use in 2021? For those expats and digital nomads traveling abroad, a virtual mailbox service is a handy tool that allows you to remotely manage your physical mail back home. A few years back, I made the switch to a digital mailbox for my snail mail and I can't remember how I managed without it! It's been that valuable to me and my business. No doubt … [Read more...] about Best Virtual Mailbox Services for Travelers & Digital Nomads in 2021
What is the best way to find a good online Chinese tutor in 2021? 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 tutor. The problem is that it's not always easy to find a quality Chinese tutor. Here's a look at my personal experience with an online tutor for learning Mandarin Chinese. For … [Read more...] about Online Mandarin Tutor in 2021 – Is It Worth It?
Are you a traveler or expat wondering how to set up WeChat Wallet? Perhaps you're frustrated by the process or you haven't even started, but you know that WeChat is the preferred way to buy things in China. In this guide, I'm going to walk you through the WeChat Wallet set up process and troubleshoot why it may not be working for you. For folks currently living or planning to move to … [Read more...] about How to Set up WeChat Wallet in 2021 | China Expat Guide
What should you pack for your trip to China? Whether you're an experienced traveler or this is your first time going overseas, it helps to know what is and isn't available in a country like China so you can pack accordingly. I'd like to share with you recommendations on what to pack for China (and what not pack) based on my own experience. I don't want to point out the obvious for you here … [Read more...] about What to Pack for China in 2021 (+ Free PDF Checklist!)