China Influencers

Bloggers and Influencers in China

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Forget everything you think you knew about China. Instead, check out these sites to know what life in China really is like and (almost) everything you’ll need to know.
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CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE:
UNDERSTANDING CHINA | EXPAT FAMILY | TRAVEL BLOGS | COMICS | WWAM | FAITH | MUSIC | SOCIAL MEDIA GURU | LANGUAGE | PERSONAL LIFESTYLE | FOOD | SPORTS | VLOGGERS |


UNDERSTANDING CHINA

Subtitled “Inside the trending topics of China”, What’s on Weibo is a blog that provides cultural, political, and historical insight into topics trending on China’s popular Weibo social network. Authored by a Dutch pundit on Chinese social media.
You can also find them on: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE PLUS | YOUTUBE

Chengdu Living is about life in China and more specifically Chengdu: home of the pandas and capital of Sichuan Province.
Connect with them on: Website | Podcast | Facebook | Twitter |
Check out their latest post/podcast here:


Having a Baby in China is the net’s best resource on finding information in English on delivering a baby in China.
Connect with the site’s owners via Facebook
OR check out their latest post here:

Chalkboards and Chopsticks focuses on helping people teach abroad (and survive) in China!
Connect with them on: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | PINTEREST | INSTAGRAM |
Or check out their most recent post here:

Development Reimagined Development Reimagined is owned by a former diplomat/economist turned entrepreneur who focuses on development issues mainly between China and Africa.
Check out her latest post here:

living in china with kidsLiving in China with Kids shares tips and information when it comes to living in China with kids. Her story on giving birth in China was also in the Knocked Up Abroad anthology.
Check out her latest post here:

Let Josh Summers guide you through Far West China with his in-depth knowledge of the region and knack for adventures.
Connect with him on: Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Youtube |


TRAVEL BLOGS

With a Backpack With a Backpack is about the adventures of a traveling teacher across China.
Connect with him on: Facebook | Instagram |
Or check out his latest post here:

Aussie on the Road is all about adventure travel, ambitious adventures, and bucket list travel.
Connect with him on: FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM |
Or check out his latest post here:


Crawford Creations is an adventure travel blog about off the beaten path destinations and expat life in China.
Connect with them on: FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE | PINTEREST | INSTAGRAM |

Cool Kid Andy writes about travel, culture, and Beijing school/learning articles.
Connect with him on: Instagram |
Or check out his recent post here:

Adventures Around Asia is about Asia off the beaten path, with a big emphasis on China!
Connect with them on: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | PINTEREST | INSTAGRAM |
Or check out their recent post here:

Space Ship China is a blog about anything and everything to do with China, from ancient times to modern, hence the spaceship!
Check out the author’s latest post here:

Travel Bug Bite is Olena Kagui’s online portfolio of all her articles, including her adventures in China. She also blogs at Expat Teaches in China.
Connect with her on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram |
Or check out her latest post here:


Wherever I Want is the adventures of Alice, who is in her early 20’s but has already traveled to 20 countries! Join her adventure by connecting with her here: BLOG | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | YOUTUBE | PINTEREST
Or checking out her latest post here:


No Mandarin? No friends? No worries! Jess in China details her move to China and all its associated adventures!
Check out her latest story here:


Two Americans in China chronicles the life of Amanda and Seth and their adventures in the Middle Kingdom.
Connect with them on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest |
Read their latest post here:


A Bear and a Pig is the bilingual blog of a British-Chinese couple based in China. Discover places, culture and food from the perspectives of two individuals from opposite sides of the world in two very different languages combined in one blog.
Check out their latest post here:

Heels on the Go is a bilingual blog about traveling tips while still feeling stylish and great!
Connect with her on Facebook | Linked In | Pinterest | Instagram | Youtube | Twitter |


EXPAT FAMILY LIFE IN CHINA

The Culture Blend is run by Jerry Jones, a culture transition expert living in China.
Connect with him on Twitter or check out his latest post here:

“Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they, unfortunately, have room for one feeling only at a time.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan.
One Feeling at a Time was inspired by this quote and is of a Beijing mom’s perspectives of young children and her experiences of motherhood.
Check out her latest post here:

Bringing up the Parks is a blog about multicultural parenting in East Asia.
Connect with her out on: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest |
Or read her latest post here:

The Creative World of Varya is a blog about the creative development of children inspired by extended experience and motherhood. Topics include parenting, early childhood development, pregnancy, virtues and more!
Connect with her on: Facebook |
Or check out her latest post:

Nine Million Bicycles is about one expat’s everyday life in Beijing.
Connect with her on: Facebook

Robynne Tyndall Robynne Tyndall is a Beijing-based blogger primarily writing about food and travel.
Connect with her on Instagram


FAITH

Vanessa Jencks’ blog is a faith-based online haven for Christian women in and out of China.
Connect with her here: Facebook | Twitter |
Or check out her latest post here:

MUSIC

Elika Mahony is a musician and artist living in Beijing and her aim is to uplift spirits through music and art. She recently released The Ancient Beauty which is devotional in nature and in honor of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh.
Connect with her on: Facebook (Music Page) | Instagram | Pinterest | Youtube | Twitter | Spotify | or check out her latest post on:

Music That We Like is your favourite music website for the best new indie, pop, and electronic music. They aim to showcase and discover the best new artists from Asia and the rest of the world and deliver them to you here on the internet.
Connect with them on: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | SOUNDCLOUD |
Or check out their latest post here:


WESTERN WOMEN ASIAN MEN RELATIONSHIPS

Speaking of China is a blog about love, family and relationships in China, including AMWF (Asian male/Western female) love.
Connect with her on Facebook | Wechat Subscription |
Or check out her latest post here:

Marta Lives in China is the adventures of a Spanish girl with her Chinese husband in Suzhou, China.
Check out her most recent blog post here:

Life Behind the Wall is a blog about the author’s time as a black woman living in China married to a younger Chinese man.
Also connect with her on: FACEBOOK
Or check out her latest post here:

Daily Susily is a blog by an Australian expat about Creativity, Design, Life and Inspiration in China. She is also a writer on WWAMBAM. She takes on small design and web projects and delights her clients with the results.
Check out her latest post here:

Laughing Traveler is an open commentary on living in China from the perspective of a new mom. The author is based in Shenzhen.
Also connect with her on: Facebook
Check out her latest post on:

Nama Mama Take Two was originally about being a foreign daughter in law (Nama) in an Amdo Tibetan family in Qinghai, but has now evolved into their adventures all over China as a multicultural family of three. She is also a blogger for WWAMBAM.
Connect with her on Twitter | Facebook |
Check out her latest post here:

Our Chinese Wedding is the story of a German girl and her Chinese husband’s life together in China. She is also part of the Core Team of WWAMBAM.
Connect with her on: Facebook
Or check out her latest blog post here:

Living a Dream in China is a blog about Sara Jaaksola’s her life in China with her Chinese husband. She is also learning and teaching Chinese.
Connect with her on Facebook| Wechat |
Check out her latest blog post at:

Becky Ances is a writer, traveler and a tea drinker. She also has another blog at badmintonbecky.com and is also a blogger for WWAMBAM.
Connect with her on Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest |


COMICS

Mort in China is a comic which highlights the authors’ observations of Chinese culture. The comic follows Mort, collection agent for an afterlife tourism company in the US who by chance gets sent to China for work. Through Mort’s daily encounters we also talk about Chinese culture.
Read more by visiting their comics here or visiting their website here.
Connect with them on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Tumblr |


SOCIAL MEDIA GURU


Marina Barayeva is a professional photographer in Beijing and she also writes about business, personal branding and social media marketing. Keep up with her by visiting Int Network Plus .
Also connect with her on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter |
Also, check out her recent update here:

LANGUAGE


Too Chinese For You is a Chinese fanatic’s blog of when she finally moves to China. These are her stories about teaching and traveling in China and other parts of Asia.
Connect with her on: Facebook | Instagram | Linkedin | Pinterest | Twitter | Bloglovin’ |

Check out her recent post here:


Good Luck SJ (Shijie/世界/World) is a blog about East Asian culture and language as well as lifestyle and life advice posts. She also has some posts written in simplified Chinese.

PERSONAL LIFESTYLE BLOGS


A multicultural adventurer’s view of the world. Brunch at Audrey’s is the story of a Taiwanese college student who was raised in both L.A. and Beijing and loves to go cafe-hopping. Join her adventures by visiting her blog or connecting with her on:
BLOGLOVIN’ | Facebook | Goodreads | Instagram | Snapchat | Tumblr | Twitter | Youtube |
Check out her latest post here:


Join Katrina as she shares her journey – and tips – on discovering hygge (with Chinese characteristics) in her own Chinese backyard. Visit her blog to learn more.
Follow her on: Pinterest | Instagram |





FOOD BLOGS



Shanghai families, you’ll never have to get lost with food again. Follow Recipe Nomad, a perpetually hungry Shanghai food blogger who has tons of recipes (using locally available ingredients!) waiting for you to try.
Check out her latest post here:


SPORTS


Badminton Becky is the adventures, trials and tribulations of an American girl learning badminton in China.
Connect with her on: Facebook
Or check out her recent post:





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