Oct 25, 2020
In this episode we sit down with Ta-Wei Wang, Co-Founder of Aptive Education and an Asia veteran who has worked in the education industry in both South Korea and China, splitting his years between Seoul and Beijing. We ask Ta-Wei about the differences in teaching and work/business culture between the two countries, what...
Oct 18, 2020
In this episode we talk about what it’s like to have a baby and raising a child in China. We get into the nitty gritty about Chinese hospitals, maternal care, Chinese in-laws, daycare for children, and the “special treatment” for mixed-blood babies. A must-listen if you are having a baby while living in China!
Oct 11, 2020
In this episode we explain the top Chinese mobile apps (“A-P-P”s) that you simply cannot live without in China. Life in China runs on mobile, to the point that most Chinese people no longer even have home computers! WeChat, Alipay, Didi, Eleme, Taobao, etc. are almost mandatory for your everyday life in China, and...
Oct 4, 2020
In this episode we do an update on the COVID situation in China! Our podcast’s first ever episode started with discussions around coronavirus back in the height of the pandemic in March, and we felt it is fitting to throwback and see how much things have changed in these 6 months since.
Sep 27, 2020
In this episode we chat with Koen Vessies, a Dutch chef and restauranteur who runs the Spanish tapas restaurant ‘Tomatito’ in Shanghai. Koen shares his fascinating story of becoming a chef, traveling and working around the world in 7-star hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants, and serving celebrity figures in his...