Kunming in southwest China

Kunming Famous Foods Kunming can be compared with a western city. Maybe even comparable with a big French city when you know how much English is spoken, or understood. With a Lonely Planet you can manage a lot, but if the ones you have to deal with aren’t willing and …

Yangshuo – Guangxi Region – China

Yangshuo Travelling in China can be very hard. Beside some strange and different habits like spitting in all places, there is the language issue. I found few to none people in Kunming and Guiyang who spoke English. Yangshuo is a different story. Everyone spoke English in this place and every …

Language issues and barriers

Language issues Do people from outside Asia need to worry about language issues and barriers when living or travelling in Asia? It all depends on which country you’re going to and which places in that particular country. There is no need to worry when you’re going on a vocation, stay in …