5 Must-Have Chinese Apps For Expats in China

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten I discovered that living in China can be so much easier with the following 5 must-have apps! Shopping, navigation, language or entertainment – these Chinese apps are absolutely essential when living in China and every China expatriat should have them downloaded on their phone! Taobao Taobao is China’s no. 1 online shop where you can buy…

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My Year 2014 in Pictures

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Foodporn in China: The Best Street Food in Beijing

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Travel and food go together like peanut butter and jelly. Especially in China, foodies like me and Jeongsu feel like in heaven! During our short trip to Beijing about 2 weeks ago, we went all out and tried the local street food cuisine! Check out the best places to enjoy local Chinese street food and weird…

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How To Conquer The Great Wall in Half A Day

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Beijing was the first place I had ever been to in China. In early summer 2012, I had the opportunity to visit the Chinese capital for a whole week with our University Chinese course. It was super exciting and an experience I will never forget. That’s why I was super happy when I had the…

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“Your Face Is So Small!” And Other Weird Compliments

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten The other day, I decided to be social and went to a “Chinese Corner”, a meet-up for locals and foreigners to meet and engage in conversations. It was really fun! There were lots of people there and we got divided into beginners, intermediate and advanced according to our Chinese language skills. I ended up in…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Chinese SIM Cards

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten China is the country with the most mobile users in the world. If you live in China, I am sure you bought a Chinese SIM card in order to stay mobile. Cellphone plans are pretty cheap and the purchasing process is easy. However, there are certain things you should be aware of before purchasing a…

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4 Mistakes To Avoid When In an Intercultural Relationship

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Intercultural dating has changed my life completely. After a failed relationship with a Chinese guy, I was able to know what I want in a relationship. When I fell in love with Jeongsu, he and I were able to create a stable functioning relationship, even if it’s long distance. My intercultural relationship with a Korean…

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A Complete Guide To Zhangjiajie National Park in China

Lesezeit: 5 Minuten I already talked about my amazing trip to Fenghuang in the western part of Hunan Province but I totally forgot to write a post about Zhangjiajie for you! It’s been a few weeks since the trip but a good travel recommendation is never too late!  It was a wonderful trip but also had a very…

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5 Dinge Die Man In Korea Unbedingt Kaufen Muss

Lesezeit: 2 Minuten Ich reiste zweimal nach Korea bevor ich endgültig dahin umzog und verließ das Land jedes Mal mit einem Zweitgepäck. Südkorea ist ein Paradies für Shoppingqueens und hat für jeden etwas zu bieten. Es gibt gewisse Dinge, die man in Korea unbedingt kaufen muss – und diese habe ich hier aufgelistet. Read this post in English.…

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5 Things You Should Buy When in Korea

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Back in Time: Korea 100 Years Ago

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten A few months back I posted a series of photos about China in the 1800s and 1900s. I am a huge photography and history fan and so I decided to do the same thing with photos from Korea! Korea has a very interesting history and undergone a huge transformation: the Korean Ware, separation between North…

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The Perks of Traveling as an Intercultural Couple

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten I am a passionate solo female traveler but I also enjoy traveling with my better half. It’s always nice to be able to see different places and enjoy some quality time together. While traveling together, I also realized some distinct advantages when traveling as an intercultural couple. Here are the perks of traveling as an…

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Polyglottes Lernen: Ähnliche Wörter in Chinesisch und Koreanisch

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Complete Guide to Fenghuang Ancient Town in China

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Differences Between China and Korea

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten Now that I’m only a few weeks away from going back to Korea to visit my boyfriend Jeongsu, I started thinking about some major differences between China and South Korea. Even though they are both Asian countries and located pretty close to each other, you would think the two countries must be pretty similar. Indeed,…

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival: Munching on Mooncakes!

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5 Things I’ve Learned From Working In A Chinese Company

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten It’s been 3 months, since I started working in a Chinese company here in Changsha, Hunan Province. Unlike the “typical” foreigner image in China, I do not teach English but work in the Marketing Department of a Chinese-German company selling computer accessories worldwide. As of now, I am the only foreigner working in the company…

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Guest Post: My Same-Sex Marriage To A Chinese Man

Lesezeit: 4 Minuten I am so happy to feature this guest post about same-sex marriage between an American and Chinese national. Previously, I wrote about the LGBT scene in China because I think it is of great importance in Today’s China. I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did!  “Its amazing how your expectations of…

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Chinese Words That Should Be Used in Other Languages As Well

Lesezeit: 3 Minuten Since I moved back to China, my Chinese has gotten better and better. Being the only foreigner in my company and almost only hanging out with Chinese people made me speak the language on a different level than before. When I speak English or German again, though, I sometimes like to use certain Chinese words…

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Why You Should Move To A New City Where You Don’t Know A Single Soul

Lesezeit: 6 Minuten A while ago, I read an article published by Elite Daily called “Why You Should Move To A New City Where You Don’t Know A Single Soul”. The title seemed very intriguing and spoke to me. I had just, again, moved to a place I didn’t know anyone a few months ago and wanted to…

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