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Feb 28, 2021

In this episode we talk about the highly practical topic of health insurance in China with Sihao Kuo, a health insurance consultant at Pacific Prime. Living abroad means being away from your home country’s comforts, taxes, and high standard healthcare system, so expats in China typically find their own means to secure...


Feb 21, 2021

Happy the Year of the Ox! In this episode we discuss the Spring Festival dinner table stories that came along - which led to us exploring the perspective of growing up in China prior to the country’s massive economic boom. Chris shares his wife and inlaws’ anecdotes on growing up in rural Sichuan and getting out of...


Feb 7, 2021

In this episode Hope asks Chris about living the Chinese family life as a married man in a Chinese third tier city. We have spoken a lot about expat life in Shanghai, which is a total outlier by China standards in terms of its lifestyle and prices, so we decided to focus some more attention on life in a third tier city....


Jan 31, 2021

In this episode we discuss the wild event buzzing around global financial markets this week - the audacious Redditors vs hedgefunds battle over short squeezing GameStop stocks. We explain what exactly happened and why it happened, and how new age social media and information was vital for forming this powerful army of...


Jan 24, 2021

In this episode we discuss the video games and board games market in China, from both the player’s perspective and a business perspective. Chris is a lifelong gamer who has been working in the video game industry for several years, and shares his insight on life as a gamer in China, the massive Chinese gaming market,...