Update to China Work Visa Requirements

Update to China Work Visa Requirements

Well it’s finally happened. The fears over China getting stricter about work visas (Z) were not without basis. I’ve been working in China now for almost 7 years and have never had problems with work, my bachelor’s degree, or any of the other requirements...
Surviving Eating Out In China

Surviving Eating Out In China

Eating in China is an adventure. So many different types of food, and so many ways it’s prepared. That’s nice. It’s also food that comes from many different places, prepared by many different people. Sometimes, that’s not so nice. In many parts...
Characters – To Learn or Not To Learn

Characters – To Learn or Not To Learn

Many people wonder about whether they have to learn Chinese characters in order to learn Chinese. The simple answer is no, you don’t. The slightly less simple answer is that it mostly depends upon your circumstances and desires. If your circumstances demand you learn...