Flying Into Hong Kong or Shenzhen

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel1 Comment

Flying in or out of Hong Kong and looking for flights? Well, which airline and which airport depend on where you are looking to go. Today we’ll share some tips and tricks on finding good flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport, (HKIA), also known as HKG for the airport codes. Read more on this blog about traveling to Hong Kong or Shenzhen.

Dealing with 3 languages in Hong Kong

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

Hong Kong is such a cosmopolitan place. Just taking a walk down the street and you can catch five different languages being spoken! As a business owner here, which languages should you work towards servicing? Today we will give some pointers on all the various languages in HK and cultures in this diverse region.

Building A New Country in French Polynesia with Marc Collins

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast1 Comment

GFA163. So this week, we are talking about Seasteading again. We have some updates – Jan 13 an MOU was signed with the French Polynesia government and there is movement happening with it! We have Marc Collins giving us first hand info on how this is going on – let’s tune in to this podcast on Seasteading French Polynesia! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode163.

Getting To Hong Kong (HKG) From Shenzhen Airport (SZX)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel2 Comments

Many of our Mainland China readers and friends have been coming down to Hong Kong, and as the Shenzhen airport grows in size and scale, it makes more sense for them to first fly into Shenzhen and then cross over into Hong Kong. This post is all about coming from Shenzhen airport to HK. Read on for more details.

Making Move To Hong Kong After A Life Changing Event with Ovey Yeung

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast2 Comments

GFA155. In today’s show, we have Ovey Yeung who will tell us about her experiences after spending a couple years in Hong Kong building a career and sharing and inspiring others how they can make moves in life. If you are thinking of making a big decision in your life and moving to HK, maybe this podcast will give you some inspiration. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode155.

The Pros and Cons of Living In Guangzhou

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living2 Comments

Deciding which city in China to base? Considering Guangzhou, the capital of the Guangdong province in the south of China? Then read on my friend! Today we will go through Guangzhou pros and cons of living in this capital city of the China’s southern region!

Story of Coming to China and Just Doing it with Rico Ngoma

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast2 Comments

GFA145. Today’s show we have Rico – my business partner in Enter China community talking about his story of how he made moves, came to China and progressed from English teacher to business owner. If you have plans on going to China for some business endeavor, this would be a good episode for you to read. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode145.
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Be a Smart Business Traveler With These Apps In Asia

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Heading to the next destination with a tight schedule? Be a smart business traveler in Asia by utilizing these apps to get instantly updated and accurate information on hotel deals, city navigation, currency exchange, attractions/ tours ticketing, and social networking. Go get the right app and enjoy a stress-free journey even if you plan things at the last minute. Get … Read More

How to Get An E-Estonia Residency Card

Michael MicheliniBlog, Immigration, Lifestyle13 Comments

Are you a digital nomad? More and more people are running their businesses from Starbucks coffee shops while renting an AirBnB for a week, heading to the next place a week later. Location is becoming less and less relevant. But many governments and banks still want to keep us tied to a physical location. I’m excited to announce that I … Read More

Tips for Finding Jobs in China

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living2 Comments

Looking for a job in China to get you on your way? Many foreigners use a job in China as a gateway to entering the market, building some business relationships, and starting their long term career. Today we will go over some of the more popular jobs in China that foreigners get. Hopefully there are a few that interest you!

Guangzhou vs Shenzhen: The Battle of Top City in PRD

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living0 Comments

The top 2 cities of South China – Shenzhen and Guangzhou. It’s a top question I get “Should I live in Guangzhou or Shenzhen?” so I thought the topic deserves a blog post of its own. If you are one of those people confused between these cities, read this article to know more of Guangzhou vs Shenzhen dilemma.

The Rise of The International Entrepreneur

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living0 Comments

Are you an International Entrepreneur? Think you got what it takes to be a global business person? Ready to deal with multiple currencies, multiple countries and cultures? Can you take the heat and accept the challenge of being an international entrepreneur. This post will go over some of the pros and cons of going global in your entrepreneurship pursuits.

Benefits of Basing Yourself In China (Plus Negatives!)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

Looking to relocate to China for business? Need some motivation and a list of amazing reasons and benefits of living in China? This article hopes to convince you about China benefits! While we will fill this with the positive, at the end I have some sobering truths about why it may not be as beneficial as in the past to relocate and base yourself in Mainland China.

How The Spread of English Lets Us Do International Business Easier

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living0 Comments

As an American, or a native English speaker, we have a huge advantage when doing business overseas. That is, everyone speaks, or WANTS to speak in English. Because English is the international language of choice, people in China and other parts around the world are dying to learn English from native speakers. Find out some advantages of doing international business in English.

First Time China Trade Show Experience with Amazon Seller Danny McMillan

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Podcast, Travel7 Comments

GFA128. For this week’s show – we have Danny McMillan who was also a speaker at the Global Sources Smart China Sourcing Summit last month and we thought it would be cool to get him on the podcast to share his experience visiting the trade shows in China for the first time. This guy has great Amazon skills and shared a lot about PPC at the summit, but here he is sharing some fun and insightful tips on how he approached the trade show, so let’s dig into his Trade Show experience more.

Hotels To Stay in Hong Kong (From Backpacker to Baller)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel2 Comments

Welcome to Hong Kong! The first thing a new client asks us is – what is a good hotel to stay at in Hong Kong? With so many choices and price ranges, it is a difficult answer to say in 1 email! So we have taken parts from various posts and made today’s guide list a full range of options for different locations and price ranges of Hong Kong hotels.