Expats living in, working in and visiting China use the forum to discuss hotels, things to do, restaurants, local customs, nightlife, things off the beaten path, tourist traps, warnings or dangers, transportation, shopping, and general tips.
Latest Expat Activity: May 4
Hi All, I have to go into YuYao for some onsite checking and wanted to see if anyone might have gone there and would have a recommendation on some hotels that aren't too bad? I'm not looking for a 5-star hotel, I'm just looking for something that is…Continue
Started by Victor Poon May 4.
HI! I recently moved to Chengdu and I was warned about fake alcohol and I'm always very scared to buy alcohol anywhere. Any tips on how to make sure I'm not getting fake alcohol?!? thank you!!Continue
Started by Martina Hoyos. Last reply by Stefan Shen Feb 19.
Ok, same deal but more of an uplifting nature. What surprised you about China when you first got here. For me, it was the pace of development and I'm still getting surprised. In recent days, news about …Continue
Started by Michael. Last reply by Stefan Shen Jan 24.
As an Expat, when you first came to China what did you find that shocked you the most? Was it the dogs hanging on hooks on the sides of the road in the winter? Was it watching the mother holding her baby while he defecates in the middle of the train…Continue
Started by Michael. Last reply by Lemon Dec 19, 2012.