Another month bites the dust! As schools are about to reopen and the thrills of the new academic year are set on high gear, let’s first catch up with what was most read on our blogs in July. Highlighted are those that have not featured on the top most read list before. At the end of the blog we are going to have links with those that have withstood months of staying on Google Analytics most viewed list. Added to the list is a popular magazine article from our 2014 Health Guide.
Calling All Newbies: The beijingkids 2014-2015 Home & Relocation Guide Is Out
It was the season for the annual expat migration that’s where the recently published beijingkids 2014/2015 Home and Relocation Guide caters for those arriving, making Beijing homey and those bidding Beijing adieu. The feature length articles in the guide look at school selection to building a support network.
Beijing on a Budget: Top Tips for Saving Money In China
Our guest financial blogger gives ten tips on how to survive Beijing as a spendthrift as families save for the future. The simple tips are doable and can make a difference.
Little Chinese “Nerds”
This blog is a blast from the past but still relevant. The popularity of the coined name Zhai Nan and Zhai Nv referring to the boys and girls who stay at home all the time led to various articles written to figure out why this is becoming the norm.
Question Time: The Silly Things that People Back Home Ask Us about China
Traveling back home for the summer to visit families and take a time out is quite an important ritual for most expats. So when people keep asking the same silly questions after years of living here, how do you answer them? Shunyi Correspondent, Sally Wilson gives a little insight.
Buns, Buns, Buns: The Many Ways to Mantou
There are numerous way to eat Mantou, a Chinese favorite, which has parked interest on how to make the most of this simple snack. Find out how versatile this snack can be.
Now Accepting Sponsors for the beijingkids and JingKids Family Health Fair
beijingkids and JingKids present the first ever 2014 Family Health Fair that aims to bring together health-related business and organizations for a day of information sharing with the wider community. There are booths still up for grabs for exhibitors and various sponsorship deals for the September 14 fair. Check out this blog for more information.
Health Guide 2014: Beijing Blues – An expat shares his experience with depression
The second Health Guide featured in the mental health and counseling section an expat sharing his experience with depression. This article is also looks at the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
The blogs that featured last month and this month