An All Bases Covered Guide to Buying a Laptop in China

An All Bases Covered Guide to Buying a Laptop in China
Need to buy a laptop in China? Everything you need to know with as little geek-speak as possible. This is a pretty long one so use the content table to jump around if you're in a hurry. Table of Contents IntroductionWhy Buy a Laptop in China?​Where to Start?A Word About Operating SystemsMy Opinion on Laptop Specs in ChinaLaptop Specific Vocabulary Where to Buy?Buying a Laptop on Chinese Amazon Buying a Laptop on jd.com多少钱? (How Much Will it Cost?)Laptop Brands in ChinaGot the ...

11 Things you Don’t Want to Hear Your New Chinese Girlfriend Say

11 Things you Don’t Want to Hear Your New Chinese Girlfriend Say
NOTE: There's a great bonus at the end of this article, be sure to check it out! I decided to make a light hearted, fun video with my friend about sentences you don't want to hear from your recently acquired Chinese girlfriend. They're based very loosely on a mix of observations I've had, stories I've heard and just relationships in general :pThe video is not meant to be serious or culturally informative, so I hope it does not offend anyone! My ...

Going to China? 6 Things to Know Before You Go

Going to China? 6 Things to Know Before You Go
Around 55 million of us each year visit China, making it the fourth most popular destination for tourism in the world.  This is understandable considering the size of it, which includes countless natural and man-made wonders, developed over an incredible history that spans 5000 years. Jiuzhaigou Valley in Sichuan I want to bring to your attention some things you maybe haven’t thought about, so I’m not going to point out the obvious stuff that you've likely heard before. 6 THINGS ...

Where Have I Been? Plus My First Ever Video

Where Have I Been? Plus My First Ever Video
SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO! So the blog has been stagnant for almost four months now, thought I'd drop in and explain why. The main reason: I completely underestimated how busy I would be!If you've read any of my earlier posts then you'd know that around the time the site went quiet is when I set sail for China.China has been kicking my butt, in a number of ways actually.Sadly, my relationship ended with my girlfriend in the first month ...

5 Restaurant Related Phrases I Need to Learn, Please Help!

5 Restaurant Related Phrases I Need to Learn, Please Help!
On occasion I can be a terribly fussy eater, therefore living in China may at times be a struggle when it comes to food. Here’s 5 phrases I want to learn and memorise as I’ll probably need to use them on a regular basis. I need your help to translate them properly so I don’t sound like an even more annoying customer using poor Chinese. Though if the menu doesn't have pictures it's inevitable I'll be a nuisance. Please feel ...