If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Car, sense of privacy, expectation that people understand the concept of queueing. - May 2019


Sense of privacy? - Nov 2018


Internet addiction - Nov 2015


Expectations of personal space, love of orderly waiting in lines, squeamishness about bodily fluids (people spit constantly in China, despite major campaigns to try and curb the practice). - Aug 2014


OCD about cleanliness and hygiene. - May 2013


heavy winter clothes and any inclination to compare this to the West, despite the fact that at first glance it will probably look somewhat familiar to you. - Apr 2013


car! - Jan 2013


Desire to accomplish anything efficiently or easily. - Oct 2011


Snow-related equipment - May 2011


winter clothes. - Jul 2009


China guidebooks. They only have a few pages on Guangzhou. - Jan 2009


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