Blog Author - Kyle Mullin

Mandarin Month: Is it Offensive to Be Called a Laowai?
It's probably one of the first Mandarin words we expats learn in China, mainly because it's said out loud (or shouted) at us by many a local, and
True North Strong Party! Partake in 150th Canada Day Fair With Lobster, Tunes and More at CISB, June 25
The Great White North is celebrating a century and a half as a nation, and the Canadian International School in Liangmaqiao is marking the occasio
R Hotshot London Bartender Marian Beke to Guest at Atmosphere June 27-July 1
Having only been open a short two years, Marian Beke's The Gibson bar has already shaken up London's vibrant nightlife scene, becoming a hotly pop
DP A Beijing Expat's Shaolin Kung Fu Odyssey
When most foreigners think about kung fu, the last thing to likely cross their minds would be a petite, glamorous redhead from Azerbaijan.
DP Eat Your Way Toward Greater Animal Rights With Our Veggie Burger Cup
In the midst of the frenzy that was this year's Burger Cup -- where upsets abounded and record breaking throngs attended our kickoff BBQ -- meat e
R Yu Shi Quietly Uncorks Unpretentious Wines in the CBD
Every wine cellar has one – that young, yet to be appreciated bottle full of light, vibrant flavor that’s tempting and accessible for those of us
DP "Keep It Alive and Find a Way"; The Creative Entrepreneurs Defying Beijing's Street Business Crackdown
Even though their doors have been blocked by bricks, and bars have been fixed to their windows, many streetside Beijing businesses have remained s
Watch Movie Stars Under the Stars at 京城46号
If you’re a barfly and a film buff, then we have just the new spot for you.
R Low Key Bar and Cafe Common Room Takes Over Ron Mexico's Old Yongkang Hutong Digs, Sets Opening Party for Friday (June 16)
As the owners of Yongkang Hutong newbie Common Room prepare for their Friday June