China, probably more than any other country in the world, has embraced mobile technology and the digital age. It’s ironic, if you think about it, considering China’s heavy-handed censorship. Yet there’s no doubt that if you as an expat want to integrate into China’s modern society, you need to get on board China’s ever-evolving technology.
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China Culture Shock #5: Selfies with Monks
Welcome to my latest series: China Culture Shock! Part of the reason I was interested in moving to China in the first place was to explore a culture completely different from my own. I wanted to experience “culture shock” and challenge myself. I’ve been living in China for almost two years now, and I’m still constantly experiencing things that […]
Why I don’t buy a SIM card when I travel
You’ve just arrived in a new country. The plane touches down and everyone goes to switch on their phones. That’s when you realize: “Oh wait! I can’t use mine here”. My iPhone is an amazing travel tool. I was lucky enough to inherit my mom’s old iPhone 4S which was just old enough to get unlocked for […]
That one time my computer broke in China: A Tragedy
Sorry I’ve been a little out of commission. My computer hard drive decided that last week would be a good time to completely die so I spent basically all of last week trying to get my computer fixed. After spending roughly $63 and 30 hours total in the last week (you think I’m over-exaggerating but […]