Expat Blogs in China

Few resources can build a better picture of life in China than the expat blogs maintained by foreigners already established in the country. Whether these writers are retelling great challenges they've faced, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, or delivering crucial advice and important tips for new arrivals and reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique and personal glimpse into their community.


Best expat blogs in China

Rachel Meets China

A twenty-something American living in China. Rachel arrived to teach English to university students in Hengyang, Hunan. She planned to stay for a year then head back to the states but got the China bug. She has since lived in both Guangzhou and Beijing.

Nationality: American

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AsianLiving.Me

A seasoned expat living in Asia since 2004, Ben paints a portrait of his surrounds in Guangdong through its daily routines – its food, drinks, lifestyle and local travel opportunities. Recipes, tips and observations weave together to form a must-read for any new expat to the province.

Nationality: American

Shanghai Collected

After a few successful years in Guangzhou, the young French woman behind this blog moved reluctantly to Shanghai – but was pleasantly surprised. Follow her tips about the lifestyle and great restaurant finds in Shanghai.

Nationality: French

Shanghai Collected an expat blog in China

woshoudebuhao

A colourful blog about an American expat's experiences of living in northeast China. It's full of interesting stories and beautiful images of what the blogger calls "this ever-changing, fascinating, and confusing country".

Nationality: American

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