Zodiac To-Do List

According to the Chinese Zodiac all of our actions are a response to animal energies. As the old adage says, “you are your decisions.” To take another perspective on what

Life during Chinese New Year

Watching kids play with firecrackers and wondering, “where are all the fingerless 9-year-olds.” If Christmas songs were annoying, the continuous looping of drum and gong at retail outlets accompanied by

Don’t Rock the Horse: Living in the Element of Wood

Horse people would have gotten good news if they read our Chinese Feng shui horoscope last year. The sought after Hong Kong fortune teller of fame and fortune, Mai Lingling,

A Portrait of The Artist As A Businessman: Dongguan’s Booming Blend of Talent and Enterprise

Dongguan is a city that is known more for business than art. However, in recent years some artists have been able to successfully combine the two. HERE! spoke with some

Our Family Traditions: A Multinational Journey on Christmas Eve

Every year more people from all over the world come to live in Dongguan and with them they bring their own unique culture and fascinating traditions. For many, Christmas is

The HERE! 100: Dongguan’s Most Essential Facts & Hearsay

Gabriel Barbee, Nancy Bee, Ziv Glikman, Nick Jacobs, Sooryakala Jeyasooria, Tracy Lu, Edward O’Neill, Hina Patel, Robin Pier & Stephen O. Roberts review the superlatives that make our adopted home

Bushwhacked: Camping in Dongguan

This is what it is. It’s a small thing, and we can categorize it easily into a form fitting, group-dictated configuration of streets, taxis, factories and KTV bars. Your life

Dongguan Island Hopping

Exploring Our Pearl River Delta Dongguan is not often listed among Frommer’s top tourism destinations, but with fabulous natural scenery or historic environments, there are some tranquil parts hiding from

DG Ink: Time of the Tattoo

  Tattoo artists are following the trends of a blossoming Chinese Counter Culture, and their human canvases have never been so plentiful. Covering The renaissance of ink, HERE! Dongguan talks

Ink Stories

Who: Daniel Spencer, Chile, 80s generation Where: Wrist Why: Sometimes no matter how up you are, you can always be alone in your soul. I guess many of us pass