The Good and Bad of China
Patience is all that you need to survive in China for more than an hour.
I am surprised at how drastic the difference is between mainland Chinese and overseas Chinese. I was hoping that my 2-month long travel here would be plain sailing but unfortunately life has been pretty miserable for me. Don't get me wrong - I am not saying that the people here lead a defective lifestyle; I am just unable to adapt to the difference in the way of living.
The Dark Side of China
- The Art of Spitting
|Warning: Spitting is common on beaches and IN THE SEA too.|
- Inevitable Washroom Horrors
|Some of the washrooms at main tourist attractions may look like this|
- Deafening Conversations
This is very common in coffee shops, restaurants and many other places. No, they are not quarreling. They are merely speaking in a volume they have long been accustomed to.
- Now You See Me, Now You Don't
- Zero Personal Space
- Unpredictable Walking Pace
- Umbrella Community
China: The Bright SideThe Chinese have many positive aspects that are worth mentioning too, and the followings are what make up my extremely pleasant travel experience in the country:
- Zero Harassment
- Commendable Helpfulness
- Excellent Punctuality
China is great and it is a bliss being here. The scenery is fantastic, the food is awesome, and the cultures and traditions are exceptional. I honestly just wish for more flush toilets and less stained tissue papers in the waste bins.