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Why You Should Go to China

Sandi Yu · July 10, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese study and work in western countries now, but in the next decades, it may just be the ot...
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The Most Foreign Friendly Banks in China

S. Alexander · July 9, 2018
How to choose a foreign friendly bank in China? Here are the tips for you from our Ms Expat.
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Daigou, “Grassroots” Solution to Fighting Tariffs

Sandi Yu & S... · July 9, 2018
According to Wikipedia, Daigou or “overseas personal shopper” is a channel of commerce in which a person outside of Chin...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Oliver Lopez · March 22, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from an international student at Florida S...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Kitty Xu · March 12, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from a 16-year-old international student w...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Denicia Kass... · March 9, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from an international student originally f...
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Swapsy Scholarship Program - Life as an International Student

Laiba Bukhar... · March 8, 2019

One of the selected articles from the first Swapsy Scholarship Program (SSPI) from an exchange student at the University...
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How to Scan the QR Code Saved on Your Phone

Mike D · February 5, 2019

Another great tip from our Swapsy expert
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Baopals, the Smart Way to Shop in China

Baopals · December 12, 2018

Taobao and Tmall in English, and better.
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3 Awesome Places to Visit in China that Aren't Shanghai or Beijing

Quincy Smith · November 9, 2018

With a land area of more than 3.7 million square miles, there's plenty of China to explore, and here are three places in...
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5 Apps You Need to Download Before Visiting China

Quincy Smith · October 10, 2018

The ultimate guide to live like a local in china, from an expat who currently calls Shanghai home.
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Do you need WeChat Pay?

D. Jack · September 2, 2018

This is an article from one of the pioneer users of Swapsy, who is now studying in China. We are honored to share his ex...
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Zelle and PayPal Tips for Swappers

Mike D & San... · August 31, 2018

What is the most popular E-wallets on Swapsy? How to get a match faster? And how to avoid paying fees when using Paypal?...
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