China Tour Guide, First China Experience Memory Lane

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How it feels on your first trip to China China Tour Guide, First China Experience Memory Lane Mike’s Blog 117 It has been 10 years for me since my first trip here – but I had the pleasure to greet Suzie (String Story) on her first entry to China via Huang Gang Border. What was meant to be a 1 …

You know you’ve been in China too long when……

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Good one I’ve sen going around Wechat groups today – sharing here on the blog for the records 😉 A bunch of these I am guilty of…. “knowing when you’ve been in China too long”…. 1. You’re at an expensive western restaurant and don’t even notice the guy at the next table yelling into his cell phone 2. You enjoy …

Making Long Term Moves – Buy Overvalued Chinese Real Estate?

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Marriage life, is a still rather new world for me. A great new chapter in life, don’t get me wrong, I’m a happy man. One of the biggest changes I can say is that it makes you think much more long term. Set down roots, make decisions for next 5 years, 10 years, college education for kids, lifetime. Kind of …

October Is Going To Be A Busy Month!

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Here is my crazy outline for October 2016. Let’s rock! October Holiday (Mid Autumn Festival) (Flight to Shenyang Wed, Oct 5) – The month will start off with the second biggest holiday in China. We plan to go to hometown in Northeast China (Dong Bei) Shenyang. To see family and celebrate Wendy’s grandmother’s big birthday. DCBKK – Tues Oct 11 …

Heading to Shanghai in Early September

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Its been a bit over a year since I have been up to Shanghai – it is still one of my top cities in China to visit – maybe I’d go there more but the overseas internet just doesn’t work in China! So I will do all my “Shanghai” catching up in a quick one week trip. Speaking a Wechat …

Pushing This Event – Qianhai Free Trade Zone in Shenzhen, China

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The days are coming up quick! This coming Friday we will have an event for the Free Trade Zone – a full day event! This was created after an amazing Cross Border Summit event we had in April – and people were asking about cross border e-commerce and the Free Trade Zone opportunities in China. For about a month and …

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Announcement: Partner of Enter China Community

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I’m excited to announce, after quite a few months of negotiation, I am a partner in the Enter China community. There is a whole new initiative and I am excited to push it forward and carry the torch onwards. I’m excited to partner up with Rico and Luke as well in this, as well as have Nick on as a …

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My Wife Wendy is Officially My Business Partner!

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I’m excited to start to tell the world – my wife Wendy is now formally my business partner here in Shadstone and Global From Asia. Well, technically maybe she always was – so supportive and helpful, but over the past month or so it is more formal. Wendy Has a Ton of Experience in Events and Chinese Marketing I’ve tried …

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Considering Homeschooling For My Kids

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My son Miles is turning 2 years old this month. Insane how fast life is going! And now that he’s reaching 2 – the beginning of school is on the horizon. This is the big challenge for foreigners in China. He’s not local Chinese, so he can’t go to the public schools. And the private schools are insane expensive. Where …

It’s Live – The “China Startup” Book on Amazon

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My Chinese New Year Gift For You So – please, enjoy this book and download it free from Amazon Kindle for the next few days. View China Startup on Amazon now For the full announcement post – I picked my business blog Global From Asia for the nitty gritty. the quick URL for amazon is Mikesblog.com/cs – so tell you …