• Expatriate insights of life in Henan


    I wasn’t sure it was the place for me to be for a year or more, when I was first asked to come live and work in China.

  • Eye witness


    When Sudanese journalist Yahya Mustafa first arrived in Beijing, he was unfamiliar with the huge city and uncertain about his future.

  • Bringing change to China's energy mix


    Andreas DuBois has visited Shandong province's coastal Qingdao city several times.

  • More than a highland fling


    Most visitors from abroad are tourists to a mystical land, but one man came to marry his sweetheart who had been living and teaching here for more than two decades. Tang Yue traces their romance in Lhasa.

  • Adventure advocate


    A Belgian adventurer came to China because he first heard about the country from a Chinese tugboat worker in Nigeria, and he has come a long way since, as Xu Lin finds out.

  • A life by the wall


    When, as a schoolboy, William Lindesay announced grand plans to explore the Great Wall, nobody took him too seriously. But Lindesay achieved his goal - and much more - by running the length of it, spending four years of his life on the iconic structure and becoming one of the world's foremost experts on its rich history.