Beijing - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Wish for privacy, need to see the stars, love of fresh air. - Nov 2021

Masks! COVID started here but no one wears a mask because of massive testing and lockdowns. - Nov 2020

Privacy. Sense of entitlement. Sense of social justice. - Aug 2020

Electronics that you plan to use after leaving China. - Jul 2020

Facebook account - May 2020

Car. - Nov 2019

Stereotype of China. - Oct 2017

Expensive electronics (you'll want to toss them after your time here) - Dec 2015

Computers - but then again, who can live without his computer anymore. - Aug 2014

Expectations of any type of warm, tropical Asian climate. Although it does get hot here, this definitely isn't the tropics. - Jul 2014

sunblock - Jun 2013

Sense of order, fairness, and logic. Expectations of good will or customer service. - Aug 2011

...expectations of traffic rules, propriety, and preference for uncrowded places. - Jan 2011

fondness for people who wait in lines and behave rationally behind the wheel of a car. - Apr 2010

Clean lungs and books on Tibet. - Jan 2010

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