The Cheapest Way to Move Money Online from China to the USA, UK & Canada

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~Moving money across cultures~ One of the most difficult parts of living and working abroad, not to mention living in China, is getting your hard-earned rambos back home to pay bills, loans, mortgages, whatever. And to be completely honest, my wife and I have literally tried every method out there. In 2006, I was primarily doing […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Arepas 南美’阿瑞巴’玉米饼

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~Introducing food culture from around the world~ If you’ve ever traveled to the northern part of South America, you can’t help but see arepas 阿瑞巴 ā ruì bā everywhere. These small pancake-like round goodies are made with ground maize dough or cooked corn flour and can be eaten with literally anything. Originating from the area […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Tacos al Pastor 墨西哥菠萝猪肉塔可🌮

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Al pastor, also known as tacos al pastor (literally meaning “tacos in the style of the shepherd”), is a dish developed in Central Mexico, likely as a result of the adoption of the shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by the Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Being derived from shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish döner kebab and the Greek gyros. You know shawarmas, kebabs, and gyros, right? […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Haluhalo 菲律宾刨冰🍧

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Haluhalo or Halo-halo (Tagalog: [haluˈhaloʔ] which means “mixed together”) is a popular Filipino dessert with mixtures of shaved ice and evaporated milk to which are added various ingredients, including boiled sweet beans, coconut, sago, jellies, tubers, and fruits. It is served in a tall glass or bowl. This colorful dessert from the Philippines has been compared to frozen yoghurt shops in the US or even 刨冰 (bào […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Jucy Lucy 肉有芝士,美味加倍的超级(肥)汉堡

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A Jucy Lucy [sic] or Juicy Lucy is a cheeseburger that has the cheese inside the meat patty instead of on top, resulting in a melted core of cheesy goodness within the patty… The burger is prepared by putting cheese between two patties of meat, then sealing both patties around the cheese to create a single patty with a cheese core. […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Vietnamese Phở 越南河粉

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Phở is one of our absolute favorite foods in the world! Have you had it before? Don’t know what it is? If your mouth is not watering by the end of this post, then we don’t know what else we can do… be sure to watch the video at the bottom! Phở (or just pho) is pronounced /fʌ/, /fə/, /fər/, or /foʊ/: […]