Tag: expat life in china

How to Get Your Own Didi Taxi

No matter where you live or which place you visit, to get the access to transportation method is always important. Like Uber popular in western countries, China also has its own online taxi booking applications, one of which is called 滴滴出行(dī dī chū xíng).  I bet each of you who lives in China heard about…

Chinese Chopsticks: Facts, Traditions and Taboos

For those who have already been in China (or other Asian countries), it is not a secret that one of the biggest concerns here is food. And not only because the cuisine is very different from the one we are used to, but also because of the challenging way of having the meal – using…

Bookstores of Shenyang

All book lovers probably facing the same problem when packing for moving or going for a long period to a foreign country. It is always a dilemma: Which books to take? Will it be enough until I find a bookstore in the new place? Will that bookstore have foreign language books (especially in China)? And…

Exotic Fruits in China – Mangosteen

Last week we introduced durian fruit for you, our dear readers. Did you have time to try this very nutritious but smelling exotic fruit? As now is the best season for durian, you can find it in every market of Shenyang. So, don’t waste your time – try it if you haven’t done this so…

Exotic Fruits in China – Durian

As it is already the middle of summer, in Landing East we are thinking about the “true” meaning of summer? Is it the hot weather? Ocean breeze? Or maybe fresh fruit? In most of the western countries, we have the same available “set” of fruits, which we usually eat during its season. When you moved…