• 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

    2013 South China Book Festival In Guangzhou

    If you live in Guangzhou and want to find some cheap English books, you should head to the Book Festival that is open until the 22nd. It’s free to enter and you can see the opening hours on the tickets…

  • 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…