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Beat the Crowds: Best Last Minute China Travel Destinations for the October Holiday

September 26, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

October 1 marks the start of the National Day holiday, a seven-day public holiday that is one of the most popular times in China to travel. This is one of China’s notorious “Golden Weeks” (the other being the Chinese New Year holiday), when hundreds of millions of people take to the roads (and rails) to […]

Travel Tip Panjin

Travel Tip for September/October!

September 21, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

What you see here is the wonderful Panjin Red Beach 盘锦的红海 Every autumn an area of marshland in north east China turns into a sea of crimson red that is so vivid it has to be seen to be believed.  This colorful marshland is called Red Beach and lies near the mouth of he Liaohe […]

Learn how to use Didi like a local

September 5, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

For all those who know and seen the Didi 滴滴出行 App (the Chinese version of Uber), but never had the chance to get through the jungle of Chinese characters. This app can be a lifesaver if you want to catch a taxi in a hurry or if you need one at an unusual time – […]

Chinese Culture: Colors & Traditions

September 2, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore

Red Red is the color of auspiciousness or good fortune. This is why the traditional Chinese wedding colors are red. The bride is dressed in a red Qipao, or long form-fitting gown. The groom wears a big red sash with a bow over his long black gown. (Nowadays, many brides and grooms also wear white […]

Register on Didi

How to register on Didi 滴滴出行

September 2, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

The last post was a description of what services Didi offers to their clients and to get an overview of what to click for what service. This article is an instruction how to actually register on Didi and how to link your Wechat or Alipay account for your payments. Before we start, we have to […]

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