Hello,a German friend of mine has decided to study Chinese language in Xi'an for one year.He wants to start in March.He prefers a school instead of a university, as he already heard that the results…Continue
Location: Yan Nan San Lu (1000m South of Da Yanta); 160 sqm apartmentWorking time: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 PM for about 3 hoursWage: 30 RMB/hour, appr. 1150 RMB/monthPrerequisites: Not…Continue
Hello all,I have tried to transfer some money from my chinese bank account to an international bank account.With ICBC it is a nightmare.Seems that ICBC has the most strict regulations on this,…Continue
There was a time, when a lot events and meetings were organized through this website.In the past months I got the impression, that talkxian is more or less dead now. Not much discussions, no meetings…Continue
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Maybe this is somehow off topic but I will give it a try.
Guess most of you folks have banking accounts in your home country and maybe a simple savings account here in China to be able to transfer some money to Xi'An.
So I did ... in my first days in Xi'An I went to the Bank of China, opened a savings account, got a bank card (valid in China only) and so I was able to transfer money to China.
Basically, I need much more than…Continue
As a newbie to Xi'An and China I am trying to post some little solutions to typical problems a foreigner will see when he or she cannot manage the Chinese language.
I hope this will be useful for foreigners ...
I faced some little problems when I have tried to use a bus in Xi'An.
First: All the routes of busses and even schedules are in Chinese only.
After some time I figured out that Google Maps can be a big help.