Month: July 2016

Markets of Shenyang

Markets of Shenyang

Episode 1 – Β The Liaoning Province Industrial Exhibition Hall. China is a shopping paradise. Not only are there very few things you cannot buy ready-made, but literally anything can be made to order. While buying online (like on e-commerce platforms Taobao or JD) becomes more and more popular, there is still a plethora of markets…

Shenyang Story

With roughly 8 million people, Shenyang (formerly known as Mukden or Fengtian) is the largest city in Northeast China and part of the Top Ten of China’s largest cities overall. Because of its strategic location between Russia, Japan and Korea, Shenyang has been under Manchu – it was the throne city of the early Qing…

Introducing – Yuqinfu Residence

Nowadays it is becoming more and more popular among the expatriates coming to China for several months or even years to choose serviced apartments instead of hotels. And no wonder, this kind of accommodation is the best alternative for those expats who are looking for the feeling of a home being far from their actual…

Survival Mandarin. Getting Started.

One of the most perplexing, difficult and sometimes annoying things about moving to China is the language. But, at the same time, its language is also one of the most interesting, exciting and exhilarating aspects of this country. Whether you want to delve into the language or just skim the surface of communication with the…