What’s Eating China: Fujian Cuisine

Most notable from the Fuzhou region, Fujian-style cuisine is renowned for being tender and light, yet flavorful, with a particular emphasis on umami (savory) taste. Known in Chinese cooking as

Is Your Opinion As Valid As Mine?

Having a disagreement with someone is the best way to Find out if you’re wrong about something. And there’s no better way to learn something new. I love debating. Not

Military-Style Management

We’ve all seen the restaurant managers yelling at staff outside. Maybe that’s why the food’s so good. Each morning around 10 am, a formation of staff in uniform stands in

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