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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...


Sep 20, 2020

In this episode we chat with Jasmine Shi, a Chinese Millennial who owns a fitness studio in Shanghai called StyleDuro. We dive into the fascinating world of gyms and personal training studios, and get Jasmine’s insights on the challenges and rewards associated with running such a business.

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Sep 13, 2020

In this episode we chat with Luke Nestler, a Professional Development Consultant at the Oxford University Press in Shanghai. Luke is an unusual example of someone who made a major career change at age 30 and subsequently started his China journey, going from teaching to eventually training and developing teachers. His...


Sep 6, 2020

In this episode we discuss traveling in China, because after all not everyone is in China just for the hustle and bustle and manufacturing! China is a vast country with extremely diverse terrain and landscape, and anyone who spends time here should take the opportunity to travel and explore the different regions.

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