• Guangzhou

    Guangzhou: Zhu Village

    Zhu (Pearl) Village is located in the Tianhe district of Guangzhou. It’s an urban village these days, but the roots get back to the Southern Song Dynasty. I never knew that there could be so much history to be found…

  • Guangzhou

    Reader’s Question: Living in Guangzhou

    Today I’ll be answering to some questions from my reader Ellen who is moving to Guangzhou. If you have questions about living in Guangzhou/China, feel free to send me an email: sara(a)sarajaaksola.com.   Hi Sara! Greetings from Estonia!! :) I’ve…

  • Studying Chinese

    How To Pass The HSK Test

    HSK test is the official Chinese Proficiency Test that you often need to take if you want to study in a Chinese university. Taking the HSK test is also useful when you want to test your Chinese level or set…