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Air Pollution

Beat the Air Pollution

November 9, 2017 • Expat Tips, General, Lifestyle

As winter is coming, it’s also the time that smog days are here. There are lots of reasons that cause air pollution especially in the winter due to in China, they burn coal or diesel for the public heating.     At Home An air purifier might be the first thing you bought while you […]

2018 Holiday

Official 2018 Holiday Calendar Announced

November 9, 2017 • General

New Year’s Day 2018: 3 days holiday, starting on 2017.Dec. 30th and to 2018 Jan. 1st, back to work on Tuesday. No work day on the weekend. Chinese New Year: As usual, 7 days holiday starts from Feb. 15th to Feb .21st. Two days working on the weekend which are on Feb. 11th (Sun) and Feb. 24th(Sat). […]

CN APPS

Apps and WeChat Accounts You Need in China

November 3, 2017 • Expat Tips, General, Lifestyle

​Here is everything you will need to navigate your China life. Apps 1. Communication: WeChat Since What’s App and facebook messanger are officially blocked in China. WeChat is the very definition of indispensable in China. This is where you will connect with your friends, communicate with colleagues, make business deals, flirt, and etc. Privacy? Forget about […]

Blind massage

Blind Massage in Beijing

November 3, 2017 • Expat Tips, Explore, General, Lifestyle

Admit it—cheap massages are one of your favorite things about living in China. After a long day of work, relaxing is the only thing you desire. There are many options available for massage and spa in Beijing. The foot bath massage is Beijing’s specialty. Nothing could be more enjoyable than a foot reflexology after a […]

Now You Can Pay Heating Fee With WeChat Wallet

October 27, 2017 • Expat Tips, General

The only thing can wake you up in this cold morning is not dream. Is the heating!  As the winter is coming, heating definitely is the lifesaver.     Don’t want to go all the way to the bank to pay for the heating fee? Well, guess what? Now you can sit at home and […]

19th Party Plenum

Extra Security at the Subway Stations

October 20, 2017 • Expat Tips, General

As the 19th Party Plenum is ongoing, Beijing subway announced to enhance security at the particular stations. Security checkpoints throughout the entire Beijing Subway now conduct body searches along with bag and parcel x-ray scan.     Some subway stations will also limit the number of passengers and will direct extra passengers to line up […]

Red Leaves

Hidden Places for the Red Leaves

October 20, 2017 • Explore, General, Lifestyle

Watch the red leaves is a must thing has to do during the autumn and winter in Beijing. When people speaking of red leaves, they will first think of Xiang Shan (香山). But during the previous years, thousands of people gather around to Xiang Shan and even waited for 4hours to for a parking space. […]

Maglev Train

Beijing’s First Maglev Train to Start Trial Operation

October 20, 2017 • Expat Tips, Explore

Beijing’s first medium-low speed maglev train is expected to start trial operation by the end of this year. Beijing Subway said it was preparing test runs.     The 10.2-km S1 line, also known as the first urban low and medium-speed maglev light rail, will connect the western suburban districts of Mentougou and Shijingshan, cutting […]

19th Party Plenum

Beijing Bans Airbnb, Shuts Clubs and Bars for Plenum

October 13, 2017 • Expat Tips, General

This article was originally published on TheBeijinger. As important as the 19th Party Plenum will be for the future of China, it will mean weeks of disruptions and inconveniences for Beijing residents. Newly announced security measures will make traveling around and staying in Beijing next to impossible for new arrivals and extremely difficult for locals when the Plenum […]

Banned Topics

9 Topics Got Banned from Group Chats in China

September 22, 2017 • Expat Tips, General

As the Party Congress is approaching, the Chinese government has issued a series of law to control over groups chat and public accounts in order to maintain a safe online environment. The law applies to social media apps such as WeChat, Alipay Chat, Baidu Blog, Sina’s Weibo (like twitter) and other social media platforms.   […]

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