Did you know that the region of Qingdao was home to one of China’s oldest advanced civilizations? Indeed, the Qi people had settled on the Shandong Peninsula more than 3,000 years ago making it one of China’s most original places. In Autumn and Spring Period, the City of Linzi evolved to be the world’s biggest city of … Continue reading Shandong Province – Nucleus of Chinese History
Drinking wine and learn Chinese with XMandarin? The German wine festival in Qingdao was once again a success! The 5th edition of the wine festival took place at the Olympic sailing center. With more than 5000 visitors, XMandarin is proud to have been part of it again. It’s been the third time that XMandarin has … Continue reading 5th German Wine Festival in Qingdao!
If you are born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 or 2007, this year is dedicated to you. According to the myths, the pig is the last one arrived at the Jade Emperor's great meeting because he feel asleep after a feast during the trip. So this is not your fault if you are always … Continue reading Pig year for 2019
After an exhausting week learning Chinese in Qingdao's Languages Schools. Among all activities possible in Qingdao, a hike in Fushan is one of the most enjoyable. Easy to access, free and relaxing, an afternoon of hiking in these mountains makes you forget the stress and noise of the city. The first part is easy to … Continue reading Qingdao Fushan Mountain 浮山
Last day for XMandarin interns After 6 month, it's time for Joolie and Kevin to leave the XMandarin school. They left behind a sad team, but they were proud to have worked with young people full of talent and ambition. The company and interns are very satisfied with the time spent together. "It's a … Continue reading Goodbye to Joolie and Kevin
Hallo, heute schreibe ich einmal in Deutsch. Natürlich werden unsere Blog Artikel weiter in Englisch geschrieben, dennoch wollten wir auch einmal an unsere vielen Deutschen Leser einen Blog schreiben. Mittlerweile bin ich seit über 3 Monaten hier in China. Für mich war und ist es die beste Entscheidung in Ausland zu gehen. 10 wichtige Dinge … Continue reading 10 Dinge die sich ändern wenn du im Ausland bist
It is the 1st of October and that means, its the Golden Week. This is a week where everyone in China gets a week off from their work, if you do an office job, and school. Most people use this week to travel, most of them travel domestic however some choose to go abroad as … Continue reading Golden Week
The days passed so fast and I am not even two months here. But I am feeling really like home and I like Qingdao. The last week was exciting and I had a lot of adventures. My younger sister arrived on Saturday from Germany and is visiting me for more than two weeks. After a … Continue reading In love with Qingdao
What a nice weekend! This weekend was the German Wine Festival in Qingdao, China. It was the 4th German Wine Festival. But for me the first one. The Festival was over three days,a lot of fun and perfect for everybody, which want to have a drink, some food or dance. The Festival was … Continue reading German Wine Festival in Qingdao
The first month from my adventure is over and it fells here more and more like home. I am really happy to found XMandarin and that I had the chance to learn a new language. Where ever I travel I learned so much new things. I learned so much interested, from the people and more … Continue reading Start to learn a new language!