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Subway (metro) system in Shanghai

  In my first post, I gave you an overview of the subway system and all kinds of transportations in Shanghai. This time, I give you all…

Housing in Shanghai – general guideline

Shanghai is one of China's biggest city and most prosperous city, almost in the world. It has a long history, back to the 11th century of the…

Welcome the God of Wealth: Huan Ying Cai Shen 欢迎财神

"Huan ying cai shen" means Welcome the God of Wealth (Zhou Gong Ming). It’s a part of the Spring Festival holiday. The God of Wealth is welcomed by fireworks…

Photowalk with another laowai: An Indonesian tourist's wish to shoot with the locals in Shanghai

新年快乐! 马年好! Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Hope everything went well during the the kick-off the Spring Festival (春节). It's gonna be a week-long holiday! The start…

Meet the Expat – Peter Low in Barcelona, Spain

In this week's interview we talk to Peter who, after a few years in Colombia, is now living an expat dream life of sun, sea (and skiing!) in…

Meet the Expat – Anna Fill in Liguria, Italy

In this week's interview we hear from Anna Fill, who many of you will know from The Riviera Woman website.   "I speak the language, love the…

Great places for a cycling holiday

A cycling holiday is great for families, couples and singles whatever each person's ability or state of fitness. Here are my three favourite locations, where are yours?…

How to spruce up your CV for the post-summer recruitment drive

Don't be dormant over the slow recruiting period...instead make your CV sparkle with these three tips In some parts of the world, summer is not the time…

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