Beijing is now home to more than 100,000 people from other countries. These ex pats are teachers and students, diplomats, technical experts, journalists, business people, and their families. They hail from every corner of the world and make the foreign community of Beijing rich in diversity. Living in the midst of such diversity is one of the most stimulating aspects of making one's home in the capital of China.
-Kay Jones and Anthony Pan, authors of Beijing At Your Door.
Whether you are a visitor or expatriate in Beijing, you will benefit from the expert advice of Kay Jones and Anthony Pan, both consultants in international business and intercultural issues. Enjoy their humorous and sensitive guide through the cultural and social pitfalls one might face in this populous, ancient, yet increasingly cosmopolitan capital of China.
Read this book if you would like to take a historical tour of Beijing, understand the different sorts of Beijing citizens and learn how to make a good impression on them, get your feet wet in the Mandarin language, find out all you need to know about accommodation and finances in Beijing or just how to stay healthy, happy, and safe.
Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world.
Size: 13 cm x 20 cm