Tax refunds for Foreigners

Reclaim money when buying (enough) goods

2015-07-01 | By

Brick by Brick

Learning to love a small Hebei town through the eyes of a master architect

2015-06-13 | By

The Temple of Eight Immortals, Xi’an

A temple which is not so well-known but intrinsically linked to Chinese culture in many ways

2015-06-12 | By

A Story from Hoi An, Vietnam

The mass murder of merchants of Hainan at the hands of Vietnamese officials in the 1850s

2015-05-12 | By

Tips For Buying Souvenirs

A brief guide to buying quality souvenirs and avoiding some classic tourist traps

2015-05-08 | By

Donning the Yellow Hat

On the trail of the Catholic missionaries who sought Buddhist enlightenment

2015-05-07 | By

Town of the Four Great Classicals

Explore the Four Chinese Great Classical Novels in the small town of Zhengding

2015-04-16 | By

How to Avoid Travel Turmoil

Some must-know advice on how to avoid chaos during your trip in China

2015-03-13 | By

The Bitter Coffee of Hainan, Part 2

The dreams and disillusionment of a coffee town’s Southeast Asian immigrants

2015-03-08 | By

The Bitter Coffee of Hainan

A rambling search reveals a grueling history behind the local beans

2015-03-07 | By

Shanghai Ghettos and China’s Untold Jewish Past

At the onset of World War II Shanghai sheltered the world’s largest population of European Jewish refugees

2015-02-10 | By
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