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VR Park

Dream Comes True: VR Park in Beijing

March 23, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General, Lifestyle

Virtual reality fans Get ready to lose your mind . . . . . The first VR park is HERE !!! In Beijing !!!                     Located at Wangfujing, the amusement park called SoReal Park, yeah it makes everything so real! VR Park contains cutting edge and […]

Spring Blossoms

Where to See Spring Blossoms in Beijing

March 23, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General, Lifestyle

The seasons in Beijing, especially spring and autumn, change very fast, just like in one blink and it’s gone. However, the capital of China has a lot of professionally tended gardens where you can see a variety of kinds of gardens, flowers, and flowering trees. This northern city, embraces amazing flowers in spring. You can witness […]

Beijing ⇌ Hangzhou Only Takes 4 Hours by High Speed Railway

March 16, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

On April 10, three commuter trains—G19/G20, G31/G32 and G39/G40—will depart from Hangzhou East Railway Station and arrive at Beijing South Railway Station. Named “Fuxing,” meaning rejuvenation, the trains will run at a top speed of 350 kilometers per hour, reducing the travel time between the two destinations to less than four and half hours. Up […]

domestic long-distance and roaming charges

China to Abolish Domestic Data Roaming Charges in 2018

March 9, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

Mobile phone users have complained over the current two charging modes of data packages, namely local data package and nationwide data package. To address the problem, there will be other measures to lower the fees while accelerating the speed, besides the cancellation of domestic data roaming charges.     China will also cut the charges […]

Rent a Car

How to Rent a Car in China

March 2, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General, Lifestyle

Whether it is an annual family holiday or an extended business trip, foreign travelers will rent a car as a popular way to travel around that offers both freedom and flexibility.  In most countries, those who already hold an International Driver’s Permit license can rent a car with minimum fuss. In China, however, this is […]

Top Up Subway Card

Now You Can Top Up Subway Card By WeChat

March 1, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

Alipay and WeChat Pay, China’s two biggest third-party mobile payment services operated by companies affiliated with Alibaba and Tencent, have officially been accepted as a way of payment for cards used by 10 million Beijing subway riders everyday.     Sixteen new-generation subway card vending machines have been deployed in eight subway stations in Beijing. […]

Chopsticks

How to Use Chopsticks: Chopsticks Taboos

March 1, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

The use of chopsticks to pick food up from the plate will earn you several compilments from Chinese people. But over time, once in a while, your close friends might remind you about some basic chopsticks etiquette such as never insert chopsticks vertically into a bowl of rice. If you want to master the art […]

Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year 2018

February 9, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

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 […]

Ice Skate

Ice Skate Like a Real Beijinger

January 19, 2018 • Expat Tips, Explore, General

Beijing has a number of open-air and indoor ice skating rinks. But during the winter, it is the best time to have some fun in the open-air ice skating rink and ice skate like a Beijinger! Skating outside on one of the city’s picturesque frozen lakes is one of the joys of Beijing. Grab a […]

Celebrate Your Christmas in Beijing

December 21, 2017 • Explore, General

Ho ho ho, it’s the time of the year! It’s the holiday season! The Christmas spirits are in the air even though Chinese don’t celebrate Christmas as the western do and especially that this Christmas falls on Monday so that it won’t be very crowded. Celebrate your Christmas in Beijing!  Christmas in Beijing, everything’s open: churches, […]

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