How to Navigate China’s Paperless Train Ticketing System

Train stations across China are phasing out paper tickets. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how foreigners can navigate the e-ticket system.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 03 December 2019

Useful Mandarin Phrases: Thanksgiving

A list of essential Thanksgiving phrases to help you through the classic American holiday!

by Bridget O'Donnell, 28 November 2019

How to Track Typhoons Hitting China on WeChat and Web

Keep track of storms' paths in real-time as they hit China.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 08 August 2019

Tencent Finally Launches Its Answer to Google Docs, Here's How to Use It

Game changer! Tencent has finally launched its long-awaited collaborative document platform to rival Google Docs: Tencent Docs.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 25 April 2018

Here's How to Apply for the E-Channel at Chinese Airports

Hooray! Foreigners with valid Z visas can now use the E-Channel to skip immigration queues at the airport. Find out how to do it.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 22 February 2018

You Can Now Choose Seats, Book Transfers on China's High-Speed Trains

China's high-speed train booking services finally offer passengers the option to choose specific seats and book transfers.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 12 October 2017

You Now Have to Register Your Drone in China, Here's How

New regulations now require you to register your drone in China. Here's how to get started.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 19 June 2017

Here's How to Use WeChat Mini Programs

WeChat's highly anticipated mini apps feature finally launched this week. Find out how to start using them on your phone.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 10 January 2017

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