Discover China

China

Below you will find links to all the posts I have written about both living in and traveling through, China.

Hiking the Yellow Mountains, China 2-day Trip

Even though I lived in China for about six years, I didn't consider hiking the Yellow Mountains until one of my students who was born and raised in Tunxi, which is another name for Huangshan City (Yellow Mountain Town) brought them to my attention, arousing my...

Hitchhiking in China: from Xiamen to Shanghai

24 Mar, 2018ChinaComments:3 Who would have thought that one of the most bitter periods of my expat life in China, during which I had to change both my job and my apartment (well... again!), and started to think that I had had enough of living in a big Chinese city,...

Six Good Reasons to Live in Xiamen

22 Feb, 2018China|XiamenComments:14If you've been thinking of relocating to China and growing culturally or professionally there, but are still unsure about where to go, have a peek at all the good reasons why Xiamen, a city on the southeast coast, should be among the...

Food in China: a mini-guide for expats and travelers

25 Mar, 2017ChinaComments:28The reason for creation of this mini-guide for expats and travelers is to help enhance their experience with Chinese food in China and assist you in choosing meals with confidence for the better enjoyment of your very first dinings out....

Tips for learning the Chinese language quickly in China

23 Dec, 2016ChinaComments:0 After lots of preparation, packing and saying goodbye to friends and family, you finally made it to China! You're now ready to learn the Chinese language at a fast and steady pace, way better than how you would do it in your home country....

How to prepare to study Chinese in China

19 Dec, 2016China|Expat LifeComments:3 Learning Chinese is challenging but...I'd like to give you a bit of inspiration and advice while you prepare for taking the same life-changing decision which in 2010 made me move to China, where I started an intensive Chinese...

Stay Up To Date