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

What’s the Deal with Muslim Noodle Shops?

Their green signs scripted with Arabic lettering, and pictures of open pasture, cows and sheep, comfort many Chinese-illiterate foreigners with consistency and suitable nourishment. The similar interior and menus of

Before You Hike in Dongguan

DIY Trail Gear There is no reason to overspend while preparing for your trip. If you can’t handle being in public without Gucci, the great outdoors is likely not for

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

A Profession to Help Others

The New Phase of Social Work in Dongguan During the relatively youthful reign of the PRC over the past 60 years, civil rights and freedoms often gave way to political

What’s the Deal with Land Use Rights?

In the PRC, it is known that land is owned by the state or collectivities. It was not until the 1980s under Deng Xiaoping’s guidance that the land ownership and

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

A Dissident Mirage

Graffiti Isn’t What it Used to Be In a discussion that concerns the modern history of graffiti, it is unnecessary to mention the complete account of the public message’s ancient

What’s the Deal with an IV a Day?

Walk into a Chinese hospital or clinic’s IV zone and a forest of bottles and tubes will meet you, hooked up at every corner of the room pouring fluids into

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