Teach yourself Chinese

How to Teach Yourself Chinese

Learning Chinese isn't as hard as it looks. Get started with this handy guide. With all the resources available on and offline, it’s easy to...

4 Reasons Not to Learn Mandarin

Everyone talks about learning Mandarin, but who can really be bothered? A far more essential skill is defending yourself when people ask, how’s your...

Where to get an STD Check in Shanghai ?

Three convenient clinics where you can get an STD check in Shanghai There are plenty of local clinics and hospitals to get an STD check...

Fighting Food Poisoning in Shanghai

Fight Food Poisoning in Shanghai In Shanghai during the winter season, cases of food poisoning rocket. There are more germs whizzing around than traffic on...

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in China

It can be hard to stay healthy in Shanghai, so we might obsess over expensive gym memberships or fancy vitamin cocktails to stay in...

How to: Get a Chinese Tourist Visa

Because everyone's nervous the first time they apply So you’ve decided you want to come and visit China. Good for you. It rocks! Unfortunately, unless...

How to: Travel to China Without a Visa

If you’ve got a stop over coming up in China, it might be time to postpone your outbound flight for a couple of days.In...

Luxury Living in Shanghai

The pearl of the Orient. The whore of the Orient. Depending on the individual, Shanghai can conjure up a lot of different images for...

Luxury Living in Shanghai: A Tale Story Quick-Thinking

Leasing an apartment in Shanghai can be a high-pressure experience. This is not a buyer’s market, where eager apartment-hunters can take their time sampling...

French Concession Living: Patina Court

The French Concession was one of the first parts of Shanghai to take on the cosmopolitan flavor that the city is famous for today....
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Shanghai United Family Fertility Treatment

At what age should you worry about your fertility? As many women enter the workforce and choose to delay starting a family until “the time is right”, women in their 30s and beyond are unaware that they are born with only a certain number of eggs....

How to Teach Yourself Chinese

Teach yourself Chinese
Learning Chinese isn't as hard as it looks. Get started with this handy guide. With all the resources available on and offline, it’s easy to teach yourself one of the world’s most feared languages.A teacher is undoubtedly useful, especially for honing pronunciation. But much of...

4 Reasons Not to Learn Mandarin

Everyone talks about learning Mandarin, but who can really be bothered? A far more essential skill is defending yourself when people ask, how’s your Chinese? To help you gain fluency in excuses, here are some reasons to put those textbooks down.1. It's selfish Yes, there...

Shanghai’s Most Famous Gangster – Du Yuesheng

Shanghai Gangster
8 Things You Didn't Know About Shanghai's Most Famous GangsterDu Yuesheng (1887-1951) made quite a mark on the city of Shanghai. Here are some things you might not know about the notorious king of the underworld.1. He was a damn nice guy. When Du wasn’t...

How to Attend a Wedding in China

If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a wedding in China, congratulations. You probably won’t be attending the legal part of the ceremony, which is usually carried out at a government office. You’ll be going to the party, which is the good part....