But don't forget your:

Air mask. - May 2020


Patience. - Nov 2019


Patience, Wechat and a good online dictionary. - Oct 2017


Cheese. Good quality mask (I use Respro). And chopsticks. - Dec 2015


Power plug adapters for 220V and universal plugs. The plugs here are different. - Aug 2014


Bike and sturdy shoes:) - Jul 2014


own high powered air purifiers, like IQ Air, and masks. Also stock up on cold medicine. - Jun 2013


Patience. - Aug 2011


Makeup, deoderant, and tampons - Apr 2011


Everyone says patience and sense of humor. You will need both of those, but also don't forget the most important thing: your reason for coming here. This place will test your patience to the limit and then some, so have a really solid reason why you want to be here. Otherwise, after a Bad China Day, you'll be on the next plane home wondering how to put your life back together. - Jan 2011


hand sanitizer, bike helmet and sense of humor. Truly, don't come here if you aren't prepared to laugh at yourself -- and everyone else -- on a daily basis. - Apr 2010


Moisturizer and medicines. - Jan 2010


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