Shanghai Family

Living in Shanghai with teenage kids

Seasoned parents will tell you that raising teenagers anywhere in the world requires, above all else, building trust, establishing expectations and setting limits through clear two-way communication. It’s no different in Shanghai, but the...

Family Impact on Becoming an Shanghai Expat

Shanghai is a critical destination for many expat assignments. The business interests of a significant number of businesses of all sizes from all over the world are tied to what they make or sell...

How to choose the right international school

Choosing the right international school Moving to a new country is hard enough, and moving to Shanghai – where ‘bustle’ takes on new connotations – can be downright daunting. Finding the right school for your...

My Life of an Expat Wife in Shanghai

Coming to Shanghai because of my husband’s job was a daunting prospect. He went off to work and straight away had a cluster of new people to meet. Whereas I on the other hand,...

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...