December 17, 2014

Attend the Import-Export Summit, Jan. 28-29

In the rise of US – China relations, the import-export business has boomed. Increasingly, businesses are looking abroad for the promise of cheaper products and materials in every industry, including the deathcare market. Still, few businesses understand the details of international trade, in particular the legal nightmares that await. This is particularly true for small […]

November 17, 2014

10 Year Visas a Sign of Better US-China Relations

As the LA Times reported earlier this week, President Obama recently announced during a visit to China that an expected policy change will allow US and Chinese citizens to freely visit each other’s countries for tourism and business continuously for up to 10 years. Student visas will also be extended to 5 years. This change […]

October 08, 2014

Kung Pao Chicken with Gluten-free “Noodles”

After a day struggling to study Mandarin (or a hard day at work, as the case may be), I have found that one of the best rewards is a big, steaming bowl of noodles. It’s difficult to find anything as satisfying as a bite into a springy yet soft wheat noodle, hand-stretched in Beijing. But […]

September 15, 2014

Chinaful Insider Guide: STAY in Beijing

My view of Beijing in September from the Park Hyatt As summer turns into fall, I can’t help but think of how beautiful Beijing is this time of year. Far away from spring’s sandstorms and winter’s ice-cold temperatures, fall often brings clear skies and crispness in the air. It’s the best time to visit Beijing. […]

September 03, 2014

Mid-Autumn Festival + Red Bean Box

Fall is here, and it’s time again to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival with mooncakes. This year, I’m savoring the season’s treats thanks to Red Bean Box.  Red Bean Box is a monthly delivery service with the goal of adding Chinese culture to your daily life, a mission that Chinaful shares. August’s box highlights Mid-Autumn festival, […]