If locals celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah where you are living now, how is it celebrated differently?
The Chinese in general do not celebrate Christmas, but they do love the glitter and glitz of Christmas trees and their ornaments. Most restaurant employees wear a Santa Claus hat and try to say "Merry Christmas", but you haven't lived until you've heard "Silent Night sung in fractured Chinglese to a frantic Techno pop beat!! (Continue)
If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
Be prepared for a lot of walking. Live in one of the gardens within walking distance of shops. Traffic here is a nightmare and you do not want to drive in the city.Buy a bike. Great exercise and you can bike to shops quite easily. Smile..although some Chinese are wary of foreigners most will say "Ni Hao" (hello) if you speak with a smile. (Continue)