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 Alexandra Thompson

A Taste of Tibet

The eminently Tibetan areas of northern Sichuan and southern Gansu provinces are home to one of China’s most colourful ethnic groups and some of the country’s most striking scenery.

By  Werner Bosman

Back to China

In May this year we went back to China with two families from Holland. The main reason was to visit the hometowns of our adopted daughters from China, but we also brought visits to Beijing and Shanghai.

By Navjot Singh

A bookstore of posh taste

My only other exposure to China was of Hong Kong, but of course nothing compares to the true authenticity of the mainland.

By Kigen Morumbasi

The beauty of cultural diversity!

China, which is a country of great cultural diversity, is home to numerous attractions and is gradually rising as an influential actor in the international setting.

By Mabbubur Rahman

My good old days with Chinese soldiers

As People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China celebrates its 85th Founding Anniversary on 1st August, I can’t help thinking of those old days when I stayed with Chinese soldiers.


My Taobao life

Daily life is much freer and more casual in China than elsewhere.