“Guanxi” in China: Use Them To Your Advantage
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“Guanxi” in China: Use Them To Your Advantage

  In Chinese, the word guanxi (关系) has two basic meanings – “relationship” and “connections”. It’s not an exagerration to say that Chinese people are dealing with guanxi almost every minute of their daily lives. It includes one’s relationships with parents, siblings, friends, colleagues, and pretty much everyone around. If you are in China, guanxi may come...

June 13, 2018June 14, 2018by
5 Most Popular Apps in China
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5 Most Popular Apps in China

More and more Chinese people use different apps to make their lives more convenient. As Chinese economy continues to grow, Chinese people have realized that time is money. That’s one of the reasons why everyone is so keen on using lifestyle mobile apps – they save a lot of time, both at work and at home! In this article, we look at...

May 30, 2018May 31, 2018by
How To Order Food in China Using Eleme?
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How To Order Food in China Using Eleme?

Imagine you arrive home from work in the evening – with zero energy left to cook dinner. Naturally, you’d think of ordering a takeaway. But how challenging is it to order in Chinese? Perhaps you aren’t confident enough to speak Chinese on the phone; on top of that, the artistic, often complicated names of Chinese dishes can...

May 3, 2018June 4, 2018by
[RECAP] Christmas Party Photos
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[RECAP] Christmas Party Photos

Santa was coming to That’s Mandarin… but his flight was delayed! So he couldn’t make it to our Christmas Parties in Beijing and Shanghai. But that’s alright because we still had an awesome party at both schools!!! A big thank you to all of you who came to our parties! It was great spending an...

December 20, 2017April 27, 2018by
Decoding The Ayi Language
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Decoding The Ayi Language

Sometimes after a long and busy day, you just can’t be bothered to do any cooking or clean your room. In China, it’s very popular among foreigners to hire an “阿姨ā yí”(which means cleaner) to help with their housework. Firstly, it’s not very expensive if you would like to ask a cleaner to come clean...

October 16, 2017March 6, 2018by
Top Things to Do in Shanghai This Summer
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Top Things to Do in Shanghai This Summer

Shanghai has long been renowned as one of the must-visit places in the world. With a population of over 24 million residents made up of Chinese nationals and expats, this metropolis has evolved into a sophisticated blend of modern and traditional Chinese cultures. In this big metropolitan city, there is something for everyone. You can...

June 20, 2017April 27, 2018by