Blog articles have been written about Shanghai

Expat Interview: China Scratched

Today we meet Christine Surlien an expat from Norway who has had some truly unique experiences living in China and the USA. In this fascinating interview she shares…. Read More

Expat Book Review: Iron and Silk

When it comes to expat destinations that are challenging, China almost certainly tops the list, even by today’s standards. However, compared with 25 years ago…. Read More

A Comprehensive Guide to Filing Income Tax in China: 2013

Expats who live and work in China are required to pay individual income tax (ITT) and those who are employed by a foreign-invested company in China…. Read More

9 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live

Shanghai Once a city that was far from gay-friendly, Shanghai has come a long way and the local community has evolved to cater for members of the LGBT…. Read More

Expat Interview: How to Untour Shanghai

Today we meet Kyle Long, an expatriate who loved his student life in Shanghai so much that he decided to stay. Unable to find a job that interested him and…. Read More

Expat Interviews: Keeping Sane in Shanghai

Today we meet Donna Campbell, an Australian who is living in Shanghai, China. Donna shares her story with us, describing how she finds life in China…. Read More

China Expat Tax Filing Requirements for 2011 Tax Year

Expats who live and work in China are required to pay individual income tax (IIT) and those that are employed by a foreign-invested company in…. Read More

Expat Book Review : Big in China

Big in China: My Unlikely Adventures Raising a Family, Playing the Blues, and Becoming a Star in Beijing, written by Alan Paul, describes his adventures…. Read More

Expat Interviews : A Year in China

In the latest installment in our expat interview series we talked to Doris Gallan, a Canadian expatriate who immigrated to the USA in 1998 and then lived in…. Read More

Gong Xi Fa Cai: An Expat’s Guide to Chinese New Years Traditions

If you’re an expat living in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan or any other predominantly Chinese area you may find this time of year somewhat confusing…. Read More

10 Things Expats in China Should NEVER Do

A Review of Cultural Rules for International Citizens Living in China China is a very popular destination for expatriates around the globe. We have tried to put…. Read More