I love China, I rarely have bad things to say about the country or the people and never about the food, but there’s one thing that I never do and that’s gloss over the facts to pretend that life here is utopian. Independent travelling in China has never been easy, but for now, it’s close to completely impossible unless you’re fluent in Chinese or have a very astute person with you who can translate for you.

Some background, I’ve lived in China for 16 years, I speak some Chinese although definitely more functional than fluent, I can order food, get…

Jerry Grey

I’m British born Australian citizen. I live in Guangdong and have an MA in Cross Cultural Change Management. I write about China experiences on and off my bike

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