1 Day in Shenzhen: Top Places To Enjoy in Shenzhen

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel0 Comments

Shenzhen is bustling metropolis and is also best known as the city right next door to Hong Kong. The city is a tourist haven, offering a diverse range of activities to satisfy whatever kind of adventure you might prefer such as shopping, theme parks, and even beaches. If you want to ditch the usual tour package and want to explore Shenzhen at your own pace, there are tons of places to go and things to do. Here are some destinations that you should not miss during your Shenzhen visit.

The DV Lottery Guide

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Immigration0 Comments

The DV lottery is a great opportunity for individuals from different qualifying countries to grasp their dream green card and take advantage of a permanent residency in the US. Reading through the rest of article will teach you how the does diversity visa application work.

Importing a Car to Hongkong

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

Owning a car is a necessity to most people, but for a country like Hongkong, owning a car is more like a vanity. Despite Hongkong’s very efficient public transport, many still choose to drive their own car around the city. Find out all about importing a car in HK.

5 Days in Shenzhen! How To Get a China Visa on Arrival

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel10 Comments

How to get Shenzhen visa on arrival? Just like in any other international airport, going to China requires every passport holder to get a Visa. To many, getting a Visa is quite difficult and time consuming – most especially to international business traveller whose time is money. However, if you plan to go to China and stay for not more than 5 days, acquiring a visa is easy and can actually be acquired upon arrival at Shenzhen. Whether you’re travelling to China for business or for pleasure, this 5-day Visa upon arrival is great.

Chinese Holidays 2018

Michael MicheliniBlog, Culture (Lifestyle), Lifestyle1 Comment

Curious to know the Chinese Holidays 2018? It’s that time of year again, when people plan for the coming year — travels, events (like weddings, company outings, parties), resolutions, projects, vacations, etc. Planning ahead is important, as they say “Planning ahead is a measure of class.

The Greater Bay Area Initiative

Michael MicheliniBlog, Culture (Lifestyle), Lifestyle0 Comments

The whole world is excited with the current economic initiative for Southern China – the greaterbay area. The China’s Bay Area which is being compared to the San Francisco Bay and Tokyo Bay Area which brought both cities in the economic map is expected to play a vital role in the China’s business and economic advancement.

Traveling as a Transformation – How Living Abroad Changes Your Mindset with Gregory Diehl

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA195. Are you one of those people who love to travel or how it is like living abroad? This episode will bring you insights about different viewpoints, different cultures and somewhat holistic picture – a transformation that will happen to you when you travel. Keep an open mind – this is critical to succeed in international business. Greg Diehl is on the show to give us some unique viewpoints and things to ponder. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode195.

10 Tips for Backpacking Southeast Asia

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel0 Comments

Southeast Asia offers a spectacular array of sites and experiences for the adventure traveler. The countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, etc. have never been more accessible for backpackers of all levels. With geographic and cultural diversity abound, the area remains exotic, challenging, and fascinating. This blog offers tips on how to backpack Southeast Asia.

Japan Business Overview, Which City, What Mindset with Masaru Ikeda

Michael MicheliniCulture (Lifestyle), Lifestyle, Podcast3 Comments

GFA190. We are in Japan this week! Masaru Ikeda is a popular blogger – yes in English language – about Japan. Masaru talks about some new cities as well as investment opportunities for those willing to venture into the land of Japan – let’s tune in for today’s episode about Japan business overview! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode190.

List of Blocked Websites in China

Michael MicheliniBlog, Culture (Lifestyle), Lifestyle5 Comments

When the Internet first came out, China thought it could be a wonderful thing, but soon they realized that the Internet is uncontrollable, it has easily given power to an individual to become limitless with information, and has opened a new medium of communication that entails free flow of thoughts and ideas – that may ignite social and political catastrophe. Here are a list of blocked websites in China.

How To Use A VPN In China (8+ Options!)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living21 Comments

Since China has blocked almost all popular websites including Google, YouTube, Facebook, etc., people consistently find ways to bypass China’s great fire wall. The most effective way is through the use of a VPN. Whether you’re travelling to China or residing there, a VPN is more likely a virtual necessity these days. A VPN enables us to access blocked websites in China, but more than that, it also protects users from the dangers of the Internet like hackers & DDoS. Here is a complete VPN China guide for you.

Day in the Life in Hong Kong (As a HK Local)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

What is a day in the life of a local Hong Kong mid-20s college educated professional? Curious to see how they live their life on a normal 9 to 5? Today we’ll do our best to give some perspective and insight about life in HK and what a normal work day is for a Hong Kong local.

A Vietnamese Millenial’s Perspective on Changes and Growth in the Economy with Nhung Truong

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GFA185. More Vietnam! Today we have Nhung Truong a local Vietnamese interpreter who has witnessed the rapid economic growth and changes in her country over the years. We dive into what she has seen, from her perspective, and get some insights on how to better do business in the booming Vietnamese economy. For full show notes on Vietnam economy growth, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode185.

Guide to Relocating to Saigon, Vietnam with Jon Myers

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Podcast, Travel1 Comment

GFA183. This week’s episode is for people who want to relocate to Saigon, Vietnam. It’s my first trip to Saigon, Vietnam and thanks so much to Jon’s tips and advice along the way – so as the trip comes to a close, I want to take this opportunity to have Jon share some of these value bombs with you guys for your trip to Saigon – which if you ever spend time in Asia and you’re a business owner and entrepreneur – you gotta come out here and see the scene! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode183.

Moving Back to America After Asia with Travis Darrow

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GFA181. This week, episode, we have Travis Darrow who has a ton of experience in Asia . Travis has been back to America a couple years now and we got him on the show to share how it feels to go through the reverse culture shock. If you are wondering how it is moving back to America after life and career in Asia, stay tuned! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode181.

Techcrunch Conference Coming to Shenzhen, China

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Everyone knows (or should know!) TechCrunch. It is probably the biggest, if not one of the biggest, English tech blogs in the world. This year’s Techcrunch China conference is happening down in the south of China – in Shenzhen city! As more and more globally known brands and events happen here, it is truly amazing what can be done in this 30+ year old city.

Dealing With Unstable Environments as a Digital Nomad with Andrew Henderson

Michael MicheliniImmigration, Lifestyle, Podcast2 Comments

GFA178. Today’s show, we have Andrew Henderson talking about how it is being a digital nomad in asia. The episode tackles about a general overview of global citizenship, the trends we have both seen since starting business and where things may go. Of course, no one can predict the future, but based on past trends, Andrew gives us some insights and ideas on what can happen, enjoy! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode178.

Building a Global Language Marketplace Inside China with Kevin Chen from italki

Michael MicheliniEducation, Lifestyle, Podcast1 Comment

GFA176. This week’s show we have a special guest – Kevin Chen, founder and CEO of Italki .com – an authority marketplace for language learning around the world. Kevin will be sharing how he started his global language learning in China, the struggles, lessons, and celebrations he has been through building up the world’s top language learning marketplace, italki.com. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode176.

Day in the Life in Shenzhen

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living2 Comments

What is the normal day in the life for a Chinese worker, middle class? It can vary a bit from place to place in China – so I will focus today on where I know best – in Shenzhen. Learn more about life in Shenzhen.

Coming to China, Exploring and Finding Your Career, Calling and Passion with Michael Mcgillicuddy

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast1 Comment

GFA174. This week is a fun one – we did a live meetup for Global From Asia just a few days before the Cross Border Summit – and I interviewed our musician, Michael McGillicuddy about his coming to China and finding his passion and what he loves. He did an amazing job singing at lunch on both days during our summit and has this to say about it :