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TWCC57 – The Plight of the Vegetarian in China, Episode57

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China! This week our question comes from Mandi, who asks us “What’s it like to be a vegetarian in China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About…... Read More The post TWCC57 – The Plight of the Vegetarian in China, Episode57 appeared first on Written Chinese.

45mins

12 May 2016

Rank #1

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TWCC97 – Where Are All The Left-handed People in China?, Episode 97

This week our question comes from Jimmy, who asks us “Do you have any stories about being left-handed in China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… An update Subterranean home for 400 found in Beijing basement. Jimmy’s... Read More The post TWCC97 – Where Are All The Left-handed People in China?, Episode 97 appeared first on Written Chinese.

48mins

3 Aug 2017

Rank #2

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TWCC138 – What’s the Sexiest Chinese Accent?, Episode 138

This week, our topic comes from Kathy, who asks us about the preferred accent in China. If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode, We Talk About… Easy to read little facts about Chinese culture that Nora mentionedHollie’s news: Shareable makeup booths are now a thing in ChinaDifference between dialect and accentThe Beijing accentFocusing on pronunciation when learning ChineseCheck out MandarinHQ to perfect your accentOur word of the week is ‘accent’ 口音 (kǒu yin)You can now support us on Patreon!Check out our new ‘Ultimate Packing List for China‘ (contains affiliate links)DON’T FORGET TO CLAIM YOUR FREE WRITTEN CHINESE DICTIONARY FLASHCARDS! Use the promo code ‘twowhitechicks’ for your free set of dating flashcards. Read these instructions to claim your Chinese flashcards!If you have a question for us, please send us a voicemail or leave us a message below! People and Companies We Mentioned in the Show Written Chinese is our sponsorTo learn more Chinese words, you can try out our Online Dictionary, or alternatively, you can check out our Written Chinese Dictionary app!Send us a Voicemail!Visit us and give us a ‘like’ on our Two White Chicks Facebook page! Episode Length 00:36:33 Thanks so much for tuning in. Join us again next week for our next topic and another question from one of our listeners!If you want to ask us a question you can Send us a Voicemail! Download Options Direct Download: Right-click here and click “Save As” for a direct downloadListen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast player for free!Or download to your Android device using StitcherDownload the Chinese app 荔枝FM (Lizhi FM) and search for Two White Chicks in China or FM854237. Follow the instructions for using Lizhi here.If you enjoyed this episode, leave a positive review on Apple Podcasts!Alternatively, you can leave us a comment below! Thanks for listening, guys! – Hollie & Nora The post TWCC138 – What’s the Sexiest Chinese Accent?, Episode 138 appeared first on Written Chinese.

36mins

21 May 2019

Rank #3

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BONUS EPISODE 1 – Catching up with the Two White Chicks, Bonus 1

This week we’re doing something a little bit different, and giving you a bonus episode whilst we’re still working on our episode 100! If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… What we’ve been upto for the last... Read More The post BONUS EPISODE 1 – Catching up with the Two White Chicks, Bonus 1 appeared first on Written Chinese.

10mins

19 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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TWCC14 – Locked up in China: Trials, Penalties and Justice in the Middle Kingdom, Episode 14

Hey everyone, this is episode 14 of Two White Chicks in China! Here’s our question from Ian Shreds from the UK, and he asks “I have heard that the justice system is a little different in Shenzhen to that which Westerners might be used to? For instance the option of a victim to take “instant”... Read More The post TWCC14 – Locked up in China: Trials, Penalties and Justice in the Middle Kingdom, Episode 14 appeared first on Written Chinese.

39mins

8 Apr 2015

Rank #5

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TWCC53 – Getting Romantic in China, Episode53

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China! This week our question comes from Stephanie in Pennsylvania, who asks us “What romantic things are there to do in China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We... Read More The post TWCC53 – Getting Romantic in China, Episode53 appeared first on Written Chinese.

42mins

13 Apr 2016

Rank #6

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TWCC19 – 15 Reasons Why You Should Come to China Right Now!, Episode 19

This week is episode 19 and we are the Two White Chicks in China! This week we are bringing you a different kind of podcast. We don’t have a question, but we want to tell you guys why we think you should move to China in the coming months! If you’re on the fence about... Read More The post TWCC19 – 15 Reasons Why You Should Come to China Right Now!, Episode 19 appeared first on Written Chinese.

48mins

14 May 2015

Rank #7

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TWCC24 – Chinese Etiquette: Are You Rude by Chinese Standards?, Episode 24

Welcome back to Two White Chicks in China with Hollie and Nora! Today we’re joined by one of our listeners, Chris, who lives in Shenzhen and actually sent us the question from Episode9! #twowhitechicks had fun today recording episode24 with @chrisedwards_au #podcast #guest #shenzhen #China #fun #recording #recordingstudio A photo posted by Written Chinese (@writtenchinese)... Read More The post TWCC24 – Chinese Etiquette: Are You Rude by Chinese Standards?, Episode 24 appeared first on Written Chinese.

1hr 9mins

19 Jun 2015

Rank #8

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TWCC91 – How to Backpack in China for 3 Weeks, Episode 91

This week our question comes from Nicole, who asks us “How much money will it cost for a friend and I to travel in China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… a note and a correction... Read More The post TWCC91 – How to Backpack in China for 3 Weeks, Episode 91 appeared first on Written Chinese.

1hr 3mins

22 Jun 2017

Rank #9

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TWCC48 – The Biggest City You’ve Never Heard Of, Episode 48

  We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China!   Our question this week comes from Stu who asks us ‘What do you like about living in Shenzhen?’ If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk... Read More The post TWCC48 – The Biggest City You’ve Never Heard Of, Episode 48 appeared first on Written Chinese.

43mins

2 Mar 2016

Rank #10

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TWCC34 – Visiting China for the First Time: Starring Nora’s Mom (and Dad!) , Episode 34

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China! We were gone last week for the ‘Golden Week’ holiday here in China. I popped off to the Philippines and Nora’s parents came over for a visit! We decided to take advantage of their stay and invited them to join us for this week’s... Read More The post TWCC34 – Visiting China for the First Time: Starring Nora’s Mom (and Dad!) , Episode 34 appeared first on Written Chinese.

1hr 6mins

10 Oct 2015

Rank #11

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TWCC35 – All You White People Look The Same, and Other Misconceptions About Westerners, Episode 35

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China! Our question this week comes from Al who’s currently working in Bangkok. He asks us ‘Do you think that it’s difficult to get a job in China for native speakers who look Asian?’ Ask us a question by leaving us a voicemail message! In... Read More The post TWCC35 – All You White People Look The Same, and Other Misconceptions About Westerners, Episode 35 appeared first on Written Chinese.

46mins

15 Oct 2015

Rank #12

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TWCC88 – What Chinese Women Want in a Man, Episode 88

This week our question comes from Rose-Marie, who asks us “What kind of men do Chinese women find attractive?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… Bob’s comment on movie theatre etiquette Teenager sets fire to ATM,... Read More The post TWCC88 – What Chinese Women Want in a Man, Episode 88 appeared first on Written Chinese.

40mins

1 Jun 2017

Rank #13

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TWCC136 – China’s Work-Life Balance, Episode 136

This week, our topic comes from Taylor, who asks us about a work-life balance in China and what the average workweek is like. If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode, We Talk About… Nora’s fact about China: China Creates World’s... Read More The post TWCC136 – China’s Work-Life Balance, Episode 136 appeared first on Written Chinese.

46mins

4 Dec 2018

Rank #14

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TWCC46 – What DON’T We Miss About Home? (and a bit about what we do miss), Episode 46

We’re back for another episode of Two White Chicks in China! Our question this week comes from Stephan who asks us ‘What “Western” thing/custom do you miss most? What “Western” thing/custom do you not miss at all?’ If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your... Read More The post TWCC46 – What DON’T We Miss About Home? (and a bit about what we do miss), Episode 46 appeared first on Written Chinese.

38mins

17 Feb 2016

Rank #15

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TWCC21 – Street Food in China: To Eat or Not to Eat?, Episode21

Welcome back to Two White Chicks in China with Hollie and Nora! Episode 21’s question comes from Ding Baoqing who asks us ‘Could you guys talk about the street food in China? I’m wondering if you guys have checked them out?’ In This Episode We Talk About… Shout outs and comments. Thanks! Those of you... Read More The post TWCC21 – Street Food in China: To Eat or Not to Eat?, Episode21 appeared first on Written Chinese.

44mins

28 May 2015

Rank #16

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TWCC22 – When in Rome: What Can You Do in China That You Wouldn’t Do at Home?, Episode 22

Welcome back to Two White Chicks in China with Hollie and Nora! Episode 22 is one of our own questions, thought of whilst looking at foreigners wearing crocs on the metro: “What do we do in China, that we would never dream of doing at home?” In This Episode We Talk About… Shout outs and... Read More The post TWCC22 – When in Rome: What Can You Do in China That You Wouldn’t Do at Home?, Episode 22 appeared first on Written Chinese.

49mins

5 Jun 2015

Rank #17

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TWCC28 – How do Chinese Girls have such Perfect Skin?, Episode 28

Welcome back to Two White Chicks in China with Hollie and Nora! This week we have another question from Boyka who’s originally from Bulgaria and now lives in Shenzhen, who asked us “What special beauty regiments and tricks do Chinese women follow to look frustratingly attractive?” In This Episode We Talk About… Comments from everyone!... Read More The post TWCC28 – How do Chinese Girls have such Perfect Skin?, Episode 28 appeared first on Written Chinese.

1hr 7mins

17 Jul 2015

Rank #18

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TWCC82 – Northern vs. Southern China, Episode 82

This week our question comes from Joanna, who asks us “What do you think are some differences between the North and South of China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… Driver blindly follows car’s navigation system,... Read More The post TWCC82 – Northern vs. Southern China, Episode 82 appeared first on Written Chinese.

32mins

13 Apr 2017

Rank #19

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TWCC92 – Tips for Successful Networking Events in China, Episode 92

This week our question comes from Simon, who asks us “How do you go about organising network events in China?” If you want to ask us a question just go to our voicemail page and leave us your question! In This Episode We Talk About… Comments from our Facebook page Shared bikes now available in... Read More The post TWCC92 – Tips for Successful Networking Events in China, Episode 92 appeared first on Written Chinese.

43mins

29 Jun 2017

Rank #20