Tag: tips for expats 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…

Exotic Fruits in China – Lychee

Chinese culture is always connected to the food – this is the conclusion that we made while writing the numerous articles about Chinese culture. Just open the post about Mid-Autumn Festival with its moon cakes; or the posts about the days before and after Chinese Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, when you have special…

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…

Rainfall in Shenyang

Have you ever heard that rain have its special day? To be honest, we did not even think about it before, but the fact is that today, July 29th 2017, is the Rain Day! Throughout the history, all people were grateful for rain as it keeps everything alive – it waters the harvests, keeps trees…