A Brief Encounter With The Winter In Tibet

I’ve always been longing to visit Tibet—a heaven on earth, the locked away Shangri-la in the world’s roof at the Himalaya and the holy homeland for Buddhists. The plateau snakes

Tapping Into the Communications Genius

By now, you’ve gone to countless business meetups. In your office rest stacks of business cards, but how much do they really help you? What if every contact you made,

Throwing Money

Everyone searches for a little luck here and there, but at what cost? Lighting a candle and putting some money into a bucket is one thing, but when people, animals

Bringing Hope to Forgotten Youth: How Orphans Taught Us The Meaning of Life

“Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they are not real before

DG Gets Real On Two Wheels

Central Dongguan has finally evolved—or perhaps, devolved?—into its own metropolis where bikes turn out to be the fastest way to get around. Gridlocks, horrible drivers and the loss of appealing

When Reading Isn’t Believing

Famed US President Abraham Lincoln once said that you shouldn’t always believe everything you read on the Internet—and he was right. Of course, the Internet wasn’t around during his time,

Hanging Chinese Bacon

Now in the height of winter, count yourself lucky if your friends or family have planned ahead and stowed away a healthy supply of dried bacon. If they haven’t, start

Staying Alive In China: A Quick Guide to Buying Health Insurance

Recently, our esteemed Editor-in-Chief was struck down by sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), which resulted in complete deafness in one ear. Random as the disease sounds, it turns out that

To Love And Hate WeChat Groups

WeChat has already taken over our lives. No one can deny it, it’s unstoppable. The question is, how can we make full use of it without falling into its addictive

Hongbao on Chinese New Year

In case you didn’t know, those red envelopes you keep seeing all over the place have money inside. Don’t snatch them off kids, you monster. Simply learn a few phrases,