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.
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.
Many have the exotic dream of relocating to Hong Kong. Almost anyone who has done any business travel in Asia has at least spent some time in the amazing Hong Kong airport (read our extensive HK airport guide here) and hopefully ventured into downtown Hong Kong for an afternoon on a layover. It is a fast paced, dynamic, and amazing … Read More
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.
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 :
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.
GFA165. This week’s show we have Jason Green who will tell us about what his life was learning on the road while traveling in his Mom’s hippie van! This is for parents out there who are curious on educating their children outside the school system. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode165.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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
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
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!
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.
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.