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The Ultimate Guide to Scooter Maintenance in China

The Ultimate Guide to Scooter Maintenance in China

There are plenty of expats who own and use scooters in China. There are also plenty of guides about buying scooters in China, but what happens after you’ve made your purchase? How do you keep your new scooter from falling apart? This guide will lay out some basic maintenance tips for scooter owners in China.  

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Scooters and e-bikes are often and, somewhat erroneously, used interchangeably in both English and Chinese - 电动车 (di&... Read More>>
Chinese Village Makes Giant QR Code From Trees

Chinese Village Makes Giant QR Code From Trees

A Chinese village has landscaped a giant QR code from trees in a bid to attract more visitors.  Source: Xinhua Xilinshui village in China’s northern Hebei province created the code, which can be scanned from above, from 130,000 Chinese juniper trees. Those who manage to scan the code with their smart phones, presumably from an airplane when flying overhead, will be connected to the village’s tourism account on WeChat. How you can do this with your phone on flight mode though is anyone’s guess. The SCMP reports that the design uses trees of between 80cm and 2.5 meters in height and measures 227 meters al... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

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