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22 Sep at 9 AM

Canadian Expat Living in China - Interview with Clint

Over 2 years ago, Clint and his family were living in Atlantic Canada. Life was was beginning to feel unfulfilled. After selling his last business, unable to find another interesting business and frustrated by mounting costs, both in Business and in life, Clint cooked up the idea to move North, above the Arctic Circle! So off they went,...
7 Feb at 9 AM

German Expat Living in China - Interview with Anna

Anna is a freelance illustrator and portrait artist in her late 20s, with a passion for Martial Arts and Chinese culture. She was born in Russia, grew up in Germany and studied in the UK. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and graduated with a masters degree in China and International Relations from London University. Following the slogan...
17 Jul at 10 AM

Danish Expat Living in China - Interview with Line

Line Fricke has recently finished her Master's degree at Copenhagen Business School. During her studies she has lived, worked and studied in Copenhagen, London, New York and by following her path she is now located in Shanghai where she studys mandarin and explore the Chinese culture and country. Apart from that she practice healthy habits in...
28 Apr at 9 AM

Italian Expat Living in China - Interview with Chiara

Chiara is Italian, born and raised in Rome. She holds a Ph.D. in Architecture and she has always been following her strong passion for contemporary art and fashion, which brought her, soon after her studies, to begin her career as a store designer for Fendi. Since then many things have happened and at a certain point of her life she had the...
7 Mar at 11 AM

American Expat Living in China - Interview with Paul

Paul Finkbeiner has lived in China for over three years. As a former student learning Chinese and now a professor teaching English, he has been immersed in the scholastic system. After meeting the Terracotta Warriors, climbing the Great Wall, and visiting Ice World in Harbin, he's ready to hold a cuddly panda in Sichuan and talk to a monk in...
5 Dec at 9 AM

Expat Interview with Jiawei - US Expat Living in Shanghai, China

Jiawei is an American expat who was thrilled when she first found out her husband's job was taking her to China, her native country. However, what lay ahead of her was one frustration after another, instead of the sweet familiarity she imagined. There was no instant connection to anything. What she expected of an easy transition was...
8 Nov at 5 PM

Indian Expat Living in beijing, China - Interview with Prachi

To China and back; Prachi has had the experience of studying in school and college in Beijing. She calls it her second home and loves traveling and shopping here in the capital of China. You can follow her adventures and get to know China from her point of view on her expat blog. Prachi's expat blog is called The View From The Great Wall (see...
31 Oct at 2 PM

British Expat Teaching in China, Interview with Simon

Simon is a recent French and Spanish graduate from the UK, teaching English in China for a year, before settling into a 'proper' career, as he says. Whilst freely admitting that his blog hits the ubertrivial in many of his posts, he attempts to provide a fun-loving account of everyday Chinese life, whilst also providing some sort of insight...
1 Oct at 1 PM

Expat Interview With Rachel - US Expat Living in China

Rachel is an American who within the past two and a half years met a man, married him, and moved to rural China with him. She traded in a career in the archives and historic research profession for four years of adventure in China. She spends her days blogging about what living in rural northeast China is really like, studying and attempting...
29 Aug at 9 AM

American expat Living in China, Interview with Michelle

Michelle is an ex-pat blogger living in western China. She spends her weekends exploring the cities/sites around Chengdu and trying to avoid the mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorns that seem to end up sprinkled in every dish she orders. A middle school English teacher by trade, she blogs about life abroad, travel and books. Michelle's expat...
15 Aug at 3 PM

Austrian Expat Living in Shenzchen, China - Expatriate Interview

China Elevator Stories (see listing here) is a blog that features conversations with locals in elevators, cabs, restaurants, at the hairdresser and basically anywhere you can imagine. This colourful mix of conversations will make locals come to life right before your eyes. China Elevator Stories also features everyday stories of life in...
4 May at 9 AM

British Expat Living in China - Interviewing Sarah

Sarah began a 6 month English teaching contract in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China in August 2011. Over 19 months later she is still in China and still loving every minute of being there. During this time she has visited Beijing, Xi’an and many smaller towns in China, as well as teach hundreds of students from the age of 3 to adult every week....
28 Feb at 9 AM

From France to Norway, Sri Lanka, US and China - Expat Interview With Veronique

Since 2010, Veronique, is the author of the successful blog, Expat Forever. She is a French citizen, a multi-expat – she lived in Norway, Sri Lanka, the US and now China – and the mother of two Third Culture Kids. But she is not only that. She is also a professional writer. Her first book, Finding Your Feet In Chicago – The essential...
29 Nov at 3 PM

German Expat In China - Interview With Sonja

Sonja is a German marketing manager who works in the sporting goods industry. Consequently she loves diving, biking, surfing, and playing golf. Sonja relocated to Shanghai in June 2011 and ever since her dive logs have been off the charts, and her golfing has gone to nil. Through her blog Riot, Riot! (see listing here) Sonja chronicles the...
29 Nov at 11 AM

British Expat Living In Beijing - Interview With Stephen

Stephen Whale started travelling early and continued throughout his life, visiting, volunteering and working in over 90 countries before settling in China (for now). Highlights so far would be driving along the Silk Road from Beijing to Istanbul, a complete circuit of South America and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Costa Rica....
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