In my latest China vlog, I recount some of my own experiences working in China and why learning Chinese may become an invaluable skill set for foreign expatriates in the future.
Names are extremely important to the Chinese, and learning how to pronounce them and their meanings is an excellent way to begin engaging more with Chinese friends, colleagues, and partners.
In China, adapting to the local culture and language is a must. But how much is enough? Take a look at the pros and cons of two separate groups: international expats and non-Chinese that make an effort to adapt.
When writing about China it can be hard to pick the right word to describe non-Chinese expatriates, professionals, students, and travelers. In this short article I share my thoughts on why “Westerner” became my own go-to word.