Experience Anhui – Huangshan’s Tea Culture 黄山茶香



Experience Anhui – Huangshan’s Tea Culture 黄山茶香

Last year, 2015 to be exact, was a very busy year for us, full of new experiences. A particular and very special one was the opportunity (or to be exact the numerous opportunities) we had to work with Anhui International …

Guest Post: 7 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock when Living as an Expat in China



Guest Post: 7 Ways to Deal with Culture Shock when Living as an Expat in China

Today’s guest post is from Alex who works for Currency UK – a foreign exchange broker with lots of helpful services for expats.


 

China is not only a long way from the UK geographically, but culturally too. The differences …

Cat Ordeal: Seeing a vet in rural China



Cat Ordeal: Seeing a vet in rural China

Having a pet is a big responsibility in any country. I grew up with cats and dogs, so when I finally moved to China for good, I knew one day I would like to adopt a little fluffy pet again.…

Fengyang’s traditional Pheonix paintings: Learning from a Master



Fengyang’s traditional Pheonix paintings: Learning from a Master

This June I had the chance to meet one of Fengyang’s best traditional Chinese phoenix painting masters. He showed me his work, and explained the most important aspects of phoenix paintings to me. I even got to try on my …

How to stay warm in China without central heating?



How to stay warm in China without central heating?

Not every knows, but China’s heating system is split in half. While the north gets central heating every year from November to March, the south of China has no such luxury. The division line between the north and the south …


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