by Tess Humphrys


Getting my first hair cut in Ningbo

One of the potentially most traumatic things a girl has to go through is finding a new hairdresser.

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By Nigel Moffiet

Beijing last link in love story

DeGroot: The Great Wall of China is the last love lock I care about as it's a place that we both would love to visit and would be perfect for her to go see it and just have that symbol there for her.

By Fariha Samad

Hospital search in Shanghai

I have been visiting this hospital for several months and I must say those people who underestimate the Chinese local hospitals are at mistake because they haven't done their research properly.

By Zahid Ali Memon

Curiosity sparks a journey of surprise

I wondered why a remarkable place has been left in such a deplorable condition. One could relax, take a good walk, and get closer to nature.

By Chad Springer

Study Chinese in China

My story encompasses a mission to study Chinese in China and how it led me to starting a successful education business called China Immersion.

By Alan Millett

Showing your love - Chinese style

Most of us would like love to last a lifetime. 30 yuan for a binding padlock is a small price to pay.

By Kavita Dattani

My Chinese family

This simple difference in attitude is something that we in the west can learn from Chinese culture, it not only opens up more opportunities, but also seems a more natural and social way of living life.