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How to Use WeChat Pay? A Simple Guide in 2020

Enjoying life in China is going to be effortless and there is no better example of this than the fact that you can do basically everything from your phone! Let’s explore the topic how to use WeChat Pay to pay literally everything in China! Using the app WeChat, you can order a taxi, pay your mobile phone bill, purchase things in store, chat with anyone and everyone, and engage with the app…
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Going to China Without Knowing Chinese? Yes You Can!

If you’re looking at enjoying life in China but you don’t want to be dealing with the language, you may be considering the ideation of going to China without knowing Chinese. Is this something you can do? Should you do it? These are all common questions that you’ll…
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What’s it like living in China as an Expat?

So you’ve made the decision to move to the Middle Kingdom. Whether for work or study, living in China as an expat can be a unique experience. Living in China is whatever you make of it. It has upsides and downsides. In this article, we bring you a few things you may wish to know before you start your life there. Bear in mind that this is based largely on my own experience and is not necessarily…
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Can you use Skype, WhatsApp or FaceTime in China?

Choosing to go to China is a life-changing experience, all for the better.However, it also requires some changes and shifts, as you could probably expect when it comes to travelling so far away from home. More than just the culture and language, however, is…
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The 8 Best Apps to Learn Chinese (2020)

Did you know that you can rely on the best apps to learn Mandarin? In fact, you’ll find a wide selection of learning Chinese apps that will show you just how mobile the entire world is, particularly when it comes to learning a new language. Since you’ve got a lot of…
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Cost of Living in China for Expats: A 2020 Guide

The cost of living in China can vary hugely depending on the cities, regions as well as the lifestyle you choose. If you plan to move to China, this might be something you are most curious about, so read on. You can live in most China’s major cities for far less than $1,000 per month, and with a great lifestyle. However, there’s always room for luxury and more spending. It costs…
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10 Things I’ve Learned After Living in China for 3 Years

I’ve been living in China ever since I graduated from university in 2016. At the age of 21 years old, I packed my bags and flew out to Chengdu.  From work life to language to culture, here are the 10 things I’ve learned after living in China for 3 years. About…
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How to Get Health Insurance in China as an Expat?

If you’re planning on moving to China, one thing you may be considering is what you’ll have to do if you get sick. How to deal with recurring prescriptions or chronic illness? And what exactly you might get from the company or school you work for? Health insurance in China for expats is a complicated topic. I hope to help you navigate and understand it, so you can feel comfortable keeping…
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