China Jedi: Expat Life | Chinese Culture | Business | Travel | China show

China Jedi: Expat Life | Chinese Culture | Business | Travel | China

Summary: Shining humour, love and light on Chinese life. For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun! Join our international team for an inside look into Chinese life as foreigners living, working, crying and laughing in China with family, children and friends. A light hearted insight into all things good and bad with a little bit of extra wit added on top. With regular special guests from across China and creative educational games thrown in for fun, this podcast is a must for those interested in learning more about the middle kingdom or just wanting a good giggle. China Jedi is not a political movement or nationalistic front to spread the religion of the Jedi. It is for "normal" people, talking about "normal" things, answering "normal" questions to feel and be less "normal". Tune in, turn on and may the smile be with you!

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 China Jedi Talk: E4 – The Great Ball of China (Guangzhou) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:51

In this episode China Jedi TALK to Daniel Meakin in Guangzhou, a Language Assessment Consultant for the British Council. They discuss secret missions, twisted spires, grey skies, Chinese football, car crash fixing, life in Guangzhou and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you! To connect with Daniel via Wechat search for his username “danielmeakin”.

 China Jedi Tour: E7 – The Sun Yat Sens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:12:01

Warning: This episode contains strong language and scenes of explicit stupidity! In this episode, China Jedi goes on a weekend trip with the reggae, rock, pop band known as the Sun Yat Sens (SYS). They travel to the kingdom of Dongguan to play a couple of gigs at two separate venues – The Treehouse and One For The Road. Get a real life insight in what it’s like being a foreign band in China as they encounter foam and pool parties, a live big belly Buddha, police raids, a failed factory practice session, Bob’s underpants, voice loss, sweaty ball syndrome, plastic fruit, ice creams in the bathroom and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Show: E25 – The Headmaster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:11:50

In this episode (with special guest Cliff Geis-Poage) they discuss bodies and souls, exam results, international education, local schools, Chinese takeaways and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Show: E24 – Cheeky Sesame | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:05:42

In this episode (with special guest Abdus Mungroo) they discuss bad hairstyles, nose and ear hair, lucky moles, long nails, delivery men and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Talk: E3 – Klub Survival (Philippines) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:17

In this episode China Jedi TALK to Francois Williams in Tagbina (Philippines), Owner of Klub Safari Guest House and Partner and Chief Instructor of the Urban Survival Course. They discuss his time in China, Shaolin Kung Fu, big burgers, visa issues, urban survival overseas and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you! To connect with Francois please check out his website or visit his Facebook page.

 China Jedi Show: E23 – Tai Chi Qin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:18:21

In this episode (with special guest Qin Liu) they discuss super powers, concrete blocks, martial arts, old people, close friends and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Show: E22 – Bus of Destiny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:15:05

In this episode (with special guests Greg and Laura) they discuss winning awards, crippled feet, pale skin, short circuits, the Garden of Eden and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Talk: E2 – Mettasonic Smile (Shenzhen) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:28

In this episode China Jedi TALK to Jesse Warren in Shenzhen, Freelance DJ and Event Organizer. They discuss the growth of the big city, surfing, record labels, hard rock missions, motorbikes that open doors and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you! To connect with Jesse please visit www.mettasonic.com or www.freshrecords.net

 China Jedi Talk: E1 – Corporate Wong (Hong Kong) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:42

In this episode China Jedi TALK to Belinda Wong in Hong Kong, Director of Leader Corporate Services Ltd and author of the HK Company Secretary’s Practice Manual. They discuss business, differences between Hong Kong and China, the current status of the “Bridge”, meet ups, open rice, hot air, nunneries and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you! To connect with Belinda please visit www.lecorp.hk

 China Jedi Show: E21 – Smoking Baguettes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:09:40

In this episode (with special guest Thomas Sillard) they discuss time machines, tobacco schools, smoking, duties, empty bottles and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Tour: E6 – The Magic Island (Part 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:55

In this episode (Part 2/2), China Jedi visits a small tropical island just off the coast of Zhuhai city to check out and play at the Magic Island Music Festival! Get a glimpse of the many challenges faced when organizing a live music event on an island (especially in the pouring rain) and of course listen to songs from the various bands and performers who came from across the delta all living, working and creating in China, including the Sun Yat Sens, VaChina, Mott, Noname, Lips Mckenzie, Spacefolk and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Tour: E5 – The Magic Island (Part 1) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:15

In this episode (Part 1/2), China Jedi visits a small tropical island just off the coast of Zhuhai city to check out and play at the Magic Island Music Festival! Get a glimpse of the many challenges faced when organizing a live music event on an island (especially in the pouring rain) and of course listen to songs from the various bands and performers who came from across the delta all living, working and creating in China, including Ruary, Darren Mullins, Steam Boat Blues, Reel Deal, LWA, Sleepwalkers, Miwa Zumba, D2daG and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Show: E20 – Sushi, Chips and Tea | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:20:48

In this episode (with special guest Miwako Bradshaw) they discuss danger in China, pairs of socks, mixed marriages, laborious suffering, rookie cops, and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Tour: E4 – The Kaiping Project (Part 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:09

In this episode (Part 2/2), China Jedi travel inland into the pearl river delta and visit the historical UNESCO city of Kaiping to attend a traditional Chinese music festival. Aside from music, they discover a place unbelievably rich in history and culture. The region is known for the “diaolou” (fortified towers) that dot the nearby rural villages and the unique fusion of Chinese and Western architectural styles. They meet Cyrus the architect, discover the woman’s tree at sunset, see the beautifully restored Candong village and education center, discuss the launch of the exciting Tangkou international community project, uncover the mango mystery and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

 China Jedi Tour: E3 – The Kaiping Project (Part 1) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:06

In this episode (Part 1/2), China Jedi travel inland into the pearl river delta and visit the historical UNESCO city of Kaiping to attend a traditional Chinese music festival. Aside from music, they discover a place unbelievably rich in history and culture. The region is known for the “diaolou” (fortified towers) that dot the nearby rural villages and the unique fusion of Chinese and Western architectural styles. They meet Rocky Dang (the man with the plan), discover the birth place of rice, uncover an ancient cathedral, mingle with a team of villagers, discuss triads and boiling water, learn the intricacies of donation boards and much, much more! For those living, working or travelling in China or interested in learning about Chinese culture, expat life and foreigners perceptions. Live, work, travel, do business and have fun in China. May the smile be with you!

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