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Give blood, save lives: BJU Blood Drive Saturday March 4

March 3, 2017 • General

Constant supplies of fresh blood are vital to saving the lives of those in need   On Saturday March 4, Beijing United Family Hospital is hosting a community blood drive from 10am to 3pm, on the 3rd floor, Building 2, at its main hospital on Jiangtai Road. Held in cooperation with the Tongzhou Blood Bank, […]

Book a table for China Restaurant Week 2017

February 24, 2017 • Food, General, Lifestyle

Get ready people! China Restaurant Week is here again!                   Starts from2nd-12th March, 11 days of culinary experiences at the best restaurants with unbeatable prices! More than 400 well-chosen restaurants will be included this time.   Lunch set from RMB 68/ person and dinner set from RMB […]


Chinese Buzzwords 1

February 24, 2017 • General

Does it bother you that sometimes when you chat with your Chinese friends, they might use some Chinese buzzwords that you cannot understand what’s the meaning is behind. Now it won’t be any problem for you because we will explain one to you every week. The most common one: 小鲜肉 xiăo xiān ròu “Small fresh […]

Color Run

Color Run is back!

February 24, 2017 • Explore, Kids, Lifestyle

Get ready to Dream in Colors! The Color Run Dream World Tour 2017 Beijing is now available to sign up. This year will be held at June 17th at Beijing Fengtai Garden Expo, and sure will takes you to a world where anything is possible and inspires you to make the dreams reality in this […]


How to choose your eScooter

February 17, 2017 • Expat Tips, Lifestyle

As you might have noticed that lots of Chinese ride the eScooter. So among these thousands of brands, how to choose the perfect eScooter? First thing you need to know that there are 2 different types of scooter. e-bike It’s the combination of bike and eScooter. If you run out of battery, you can use […]

Chinese New Year

January 26, 2017 • Expat Tips

The History The Chinese New Year (also called Spring Festival), has more than 4,000 years of history and it is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people. Grab this chance to get together with your family and friends to celebrate the advent of spring and learn more about this fascinating Chinese tradition! Originating during the Shang Dynasty […]

Youdao App: Speak and get it translated into Chinese

January 12, 2017 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

As a learner of Mandarin Chinese, it’s sometimes frustrating that there seems to be no good dictionaries around. When compared with other major languages (especially English), dictionaries in Chinese are often very hard to read and often lack information we expect to be there. The best feature about this app is, you can communicate with […]

Beijing International Chinese College-2017 Promotion

December 27, 2016 • Expat Tips, General

2017 is coming soon and it’s time to make new resolutions, if yours is to learn Chinese and know more about Chinese culture, then you are at the right place. We ( BICC – Beijing International Chinese College) are a professional educational institution devoted to the international promotion of Chinese Mandarin Language and Culture. Our school has 3 […]

Ski resorts around Beijing

December 20, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, Kids

Skiing is one of Beijing’s most popular winter activities due to the number of high-quality ski resorts in the area. Spending time with your kids, taking part in winter activities such as snowball fights and snow sculptures, and enjoying nature can provide a unique and wonderful experience only a short trip from Beijing. The 8 […]


Long weekend escape: Eco Resorts in Moganshan

December 13, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore

Moganshan, China is becoming a hot new travel destination, with colonial-style structures adapted into resorts, and the addition of new hotels crafted from eco materials. Sophie Friedman reports on the best places to stay, eat and see on your retreat. In the 1920s, Moganshan was the hideout of Chinese gangsters like opium kingpin Big-Eared Du. […]

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