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Nov 29, 2020

In this episode we explain all the statutory holidays in China such as Chinese New Year, National Day, and Dragon Boat Festival - what days do you get off, what are the traditions and customs, and what to expect when travelling. As you would expect, the Chinese holidays calendar is very different from Western ones, with...


Nov 22, 2020

In this episode we sit down with Gabba Schwencke, a Dutch Millennial who works in relocation and high end apartment rental for expats. Gabba arrived in China 9 years ago on a whim and got started in real estate sales after a gruelling start. He has been consistently finding high quality housing for expats and their...


Nov 15, 2020

In this episode we sit down with Dimitar Dinev, a well-connected figure in the China crypto & blockchain scene who was previously the MD at JRR Crypto, a crypto VC fund. Dimitar shares his interesting entrepreneurial journey which started in his hometown of Plovdiv in Bulgaria, where he rented out a shop to start an art...


Nov 8, 2020

In this episode we discuss the various socioeconomic classes in China, and how life at each tier of the social ladder is so drastically different. In the West we are used to life being more or less similar for the majority of people, but that is not the case in China where despite 600+ million people having been lifted...


Nov 1, 2020

In this episode we talk about some big cultural elements of China - guanxi and mianzi! “Guanxi” means “relationships”, and is often referred to as a fundamental aspect of doing business in China - build trust first before committing to collaboration. “Mianzi” on the other hand, means “face” or “saving...