When I moved to Shanghai 2 years ago, it was “in vogue” for 外国人 (foreigners) to order an air-purifiers for their homes, given the “noise” around Air Pollution doing the rounds in the local media. So with the help of a Chinese friend, I ordered an air-purifier on JD.com early morning at 9 AM on a weekday. And that being my first eCommerce order in … Continue reading China eCommerce: How JD.com is taking eCommerce Logistics to the Next Level
Over the last two decade, there have been a massive interest in Understanding China. Being a self-confessed Sinophile, I am have been on this “China Understanding” journey for almost a decade now. Given the obvious market that is out there for “Westerns” who want to “know” China, there is a mountain of content available online. But how do you pick up the sources that you … Continue reading Coursera Course Review: Chinese Culture and Contemporary China (Nanjing University)
I’ve always been passionate about ‘Tea’ and it was apparently quite apparent to my friends from the middle kingdom. So, here are the different teas that our friends from China got us. I was told a lot of these are from the Fujian / Zhang Fu province, the home of authentic (high-altitude) Chinese teas. The image above shows the varieties of tea that we received – … Continue reading How to make Chinese Green Tea!