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Au Pairs of October 2016, Jac, Selene, Ramona

British Au Pair Jac now lives in a Shanghai family, enjoys her Chinese life now. Normaly daily life for her, in the morning she studies Chinese in a local university near by, in the afternoon she tutuors the children English and play with them in English. Hence the family have 3 boys but she only…

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Au Pairs of August 2016, Ana, Victoria and Furio

     Colombian Au Pair Ana now is living with a Shenzhen family. She finished her first term study in the Shenzhen Polytechnic. Now she is enjoying the summer holiday with the family. Even she studied mandarin for a few months but she speaks quite a lot more than her peers in the same class. Ana…

Dealing with Culture Shock in China

You can hardly open a magazine or newspaper these days without finding an article on the rise of China, so it’s not surprising the country attracts scores of expats looking to boost their international business bona fides or experience some of the most vibrant cities in the East. But China is, after all, on the…

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10 Things You Must Know About Chinese Weddings

1 Vows Chinese weddings are not the place where vows take place, as this is done at a local government office beforehand when the paperwork is signed. Therefore if you attend a Chinese wedding you will not be watching the legalization of the marriage, but just be attending the celebration of the union between two…

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Chinese Drinking Culture

A HANDFUL OF RULES, in case you find yourself at a Chinese party — and by this I mean fully Chinese, as in your Chinese boss or business partner invites you for dinner and you’re the only foreigner there (drinking with young Chinese people in mixed company doesn’t count — they’ll do things ‘our’ way).…

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Top 10 Attractions in China

The Great Wall of China In the eyes of most travelers, you haven’t been to China if you haven’t climbed the Great Wall. One of the iconic symbols of China, the Great Wall is the longest wall in the world, an awe-inspiring feat of ancient defensive architecture. Its winding path over rugged country and steep…