living in shenzhen

A Day in Our Shenzhen Expat Life

What is expat life really like in Shenzhen, China? It’s a question we get a lot. People are curious about lots of aspects of our new life in China really, from weather to shopping to how things work. In fact, we...

chinese work visa application

The China Visa Process, Part III

This article is part of a short series about our journey to obtain our Chinese residency and work visas. We haven’t found great personal resources about what to expect when applying for such visas and went through...

The Best Things to do in Macau

The Best Things to Do in Macau

Macau. The “Vegas of the Far East.” For centuries, this tiny region in the South China Sea was controlled by the Portuguese, who used it as a trading hub for Asia. After almost 600 years, the Portuguese...

Basic Guide to Chinese Dumplings

The Guide to Chinese Dumplings

Who doesn’t love dumplings? They are little pockets of joy, stuffed with a variety of fillings, and dunked into a delicious sauce. Fast, delicious, and inexpensive. The holy trifecta of food. And dumplings are...