5 ways to become the most photographed person in China

Jun 06, 13 5 ways to become the most photographed person in China

Love attention? Love posing for pictures? Welcome to your dream destination: China!

Going through Chinese people’s photo albums you will often find pictures of them with foreigners. When you ask who they are, they’ll tell you they are random strangers they meet at a sight somewhere. Somehow we turn into part of their sightseeing! 

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5 Tips on How to Stand in a Chinese Queue

Apr 12, 13 5 Tips on How to Stand in a Chinese Queue

Or rather, the 5 Tips on How to Get Ahead of the All the People! Because there are no lines, just a lot of people trying to be first. Initially, you get confused, thinking, why isn’t the line moving? Then you get angry, why are all these people just walking straight in front of me, without even looking like they care? 

You can either get mad, or you can get smart. Think through which strategy will get you to your goal fastest. If you are really smart, you work on your tactics and strategies from the moment you decide you want to reach that ticket counter, subway train, McDonald’s burger or door. Remember, the Chinese were born into this, you have just arrived. Don’t worry if you don’t get it the first times, it is all about practice. A lust for competition also helps.

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Happy year of the snake!

Feb 09, 13 Happy year of the snake!

If you think the holiday season in the US is crazy, you should see how it’s done Chinese style. The next weeks in China will be filled with food, lights, temple fairs, displays, fireworks and firecrackers! It will be colorful (mostly red) and loud! All day and all of the night.

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