July Café

Around the corner from most of you is a small cafe made of glass, quietly hiding away. Inside, the industrial-style decoration melds with cozy, coffee bean aromas to give a

Here and There Here: Restaurant (Zhangmutou)

Recently, while waiting for a train in Zhangmutou, stranded and starving, I managed to sniff out a little piece of what I consider normal dining within walking distance of the

A unique drink: B Quarter (Nancheng)

An old factory in Nancheng has been converted into a new lifestyle mall, complete with coffee and flower shops, clothing stores from up-and-coming local labels and all surrounded by great

Maternity Leave in China

As China pushes for increased birthrates, allowances for parents appear to be increasing as enticement. How does China compare to the rest of the world? The State Council released and

Something You Should Know

This month, we’ve put together an essential list of nine key mental skills that every teacher who takes their job seriously must acquire. Which ones are you missing? Every teacher

Dry That Wet Blanket

Forgetting the money, traveling and social benefits, negativity can be infectious. This can be a precarious place, don’t forget to smile once in a while. Okay, I’ve had it! Last

Yulin’s Dog Meat Festival

China’s most controversial food festival will once again polarize the nation for a week this month. Are dogs different than cows? Does tradition trump sympathy? The annual Yulin Lychee and