Expats in China:love it or leave it

In the spirit of the Global Times’ recent “Seven Deadly Sins of Foreigners”, we opted to give foreigners a chance to publicly whinge about their lives, fully cognizant of the oft-stated response to such complaints: If you don’t like it here, why don’t you go home? There’s never an easy answer. Some people are fugitives […]

Lama Temple — smell of Tibet in Beijing

Buddhism was introduced to China from India, the religion has seen many ups and downs. The temples across this city have borne witness to these changes. The smell of incense can easily lead visitors to the Lama Temple (Yonghegong), Guangji Temple, and Fayuan Temple, among others. Of these, the Lama Temple is the best known. […]