Finding a good home in China, no matter which city you’re based in, is not always an easy task. There are many obstacles to face when moving to China, and it’s best to go at them prepared for anything. To help you get there, here’s some hard-won advice about apartment hunting in the Middle Kingdom.
Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is one of the most important holidays in China. It includes many traditions and customs that have been passed down generations for thousands of years.
You’ll find the foreign community in China is diverse and very open. Most people understand the challenges that come with living in a foreign country and are happy to meet new people and help one another out!
Here’s some great ways you can meet people abroad in China:
If you are a Westerner traveling to China for the first time, there may be a few Chinese customs or ways of life that you may find peculiar. Of course, this is true with any unfamiliar culture so your best option is to learn as much as you can before traveling to your new destination.
Anyone who has watched more than a few Chinese movies cannot fail to be impressed by what the Chinese call wushu and westerners usually call Kung Fu, or Chinese martial arts. Wushu is one of the great achievements of traditional Chinese culture - a sport and a fighting technique that combines brains and brawn. Here is our list of 10 best Kung Fu movies.
“I've found some cheap flights to Brisbane with Air China but I assume they're best avoided?” So asked reader Shari Rendle, who sought advice about travelling to the Queensland capital in the spring.
Best not avoided, I recommended. Ms Rendle might not enjoy quite the inflight cuisine of Singapore Airlines, the wines of Qantas or the seatback entertainment of Emirates, but she will be flown safely to the other side of the world and back on a Star Alliance airline for an absurdly low fare.
In China, the education is divided into three categories: basic education, higher education, and adult education. By law, each child must have nine years of compulsory education from primary school (six years) to junior secondary education (three years).