“I am very proud to say I have become Chinese,” says Marshall Nicholson, a veteran American investment banker in Hong Kong.
Not even a Chinese knows the Great Wall of China as well as this British adventurer and writer.
We have both enjoyed riding motorcycles for years, and when Colin told me that he wanted to come to China and explore the country and see the country through my eyes, we just naturally gravitated to this form of transportation.
Mark Levine, an American teacher and musician in China, has spent the Chinese Spring Festival, with a warm, big Chinese family in a village in South China's Hubei province, twice.
Because of his video Laowai Style, Jesse Appell, the young Fulbright Scholar is now a quasi-star in China. Check out his exclusive interview with sino-us.com.
Greg has got a broken leg when he was driving a motorcycle the other day, so walking his dog Xixi, became an even bigger problem for him. How did he manage to solve it?
Shuji Koo, a Japanese studying Chinese in Beijing, replied to this question based on his experience in China.
Caravetta always feels relaxed and at home in China. "From my Buddhist belief," said the microbiologist, “I see myself as being connected to China from maybe my past life."
Viswanatham, a 32-year-old Indian man working in Beijing, is planning to get a driving license soon and then to purchase a car.
Mariatu Kargbo, a 5 feet 8 inches tall mixed-race girl from Sierra Leone, is now a singer based in China. People here have given her the nickname Luminous Black Pearl Maria.
Wearing a fine cowboy hat and full, untrimmed beard, Dr. Mark H. Levine, a university teacher in China sitting in the audience, started to play guitar and sing a catchy song in Chinese...
When he was in the US, he always wanted to go to Asia, Jeffrey Lehman Schwab said in fluent mandarin while skillfully picking up a piece of lotus root using chopsticks.
Once a software engineer, a multilingual bar owner has evolved into a cultural ambassador for his native land.
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Before going home, Robert Lorenz will stop at Xinjiekou station to first go to another place. He has an appointment with a friend to play table tennis, also known as ping pong.
Tim Baker, keeper of Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village. Photos: Eason Tim Baker and his children. Tim Baker and his children Tim Baker and his children reminiscing about early days Charity sale room; on display are artifacts and souvenirs hand-made by children Charity sale room; on display are artifacts and souvenirs hand-made by children An English class in the Village Dining hall in the Village, with balloons hung under the ceiling marking …
Weibo sensation Mike Sui found online fame after shooting a video that featured him impersonating a dozen different accents. Photo: Tom Fearon (Global Times) He might be a nobody back in his US homeland, but performer Mike Sui has become an Internet legend in China, propped up by a legion of fans captivated by his linguistic and comedic talents. Sui's life of obscurity came to an end on April 27, when he uploaded a video of his own unique take on 12 colorful Chinese and foreign stereoty…
Julia Lovell (China Daily) With demand for Chinese literature growing in the English speaking world, translators have rarely been so in demand. One of the most acclaimed translators from Chinese to English is Julia Lovell, who has translated Chinese authors including Lu Xun, Han Shaogong and Zhu Wen for Western audiences. "I think the secret behind a good translation is that there is no single secret. I think the crucial thing is for the translator to be as widely read as poss…