China Blogs

Following are some of our favorite China blogs & news sources.

Expat Mags

  • SmartShanghai - Stay up-to-date with art, music, dining and Shanghai nightlife
  • Shanghai 24/7 - Music and art-oriented with the occasional urban life feature, 24/7 is your first stop for anything in the art scene

Expat Blogs

  • Living a Dream in China - A down-to-earth girl shares her experiences and advice on moving to China and daily life
  • Shanghai Street Stories - Great blog featuring articles full of everyday street happenings; architecture, alleyways, local perspectives

Shanghai Living

  • ShanghaiGuru - American expat Corey Sheridan is the go-to source for advice on living in Shanghai and touring China, and is the author of the book China Living: A Practical Guide to Living & Thriving in China 
  • Virtual Shanghai - Ever wonder what Shanghai looked like in the late-1800's? Virtual Shanghai has the most comprehensive database of photographs & maps of Shanghai we've seen
  • China Simplified - From China Simplified: "Exploring the language, history, people & more through quick, interesting reads making the country and culture super-accessible for a busy world."

China News

  • chinaSMACK - Ever wonder what's going viral on the Chinese internet?
  • Shanghaiist - Although quality is hit-or-miss, Shanghaiist posts multiple news articles each day about China and Shanghai
  • The Nanfang - News from the South: Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan
  • ZGBriefs - Weekly postings of news and articles based on both English and Chinese language sources

China Business 

  • China Business Review - Run by the US-China Business Council, includes weekly and daily updates on business and policy in China
  • Think Conveyancing - Property Conveyancing in China, Australia, and beyond

Chinese Language

  • Nommoc - An app to learn to write Chinese
  •   Pleco - The best Chinese language learning app on the market
  •   italki - Great resource to find online Chinese language teachers at extremely affordable rates



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