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REDSTAR discusses the differences between Chinese culture and the West and topics relevant to REDSTAR's readers. Learn everything you need to know about Chinese culture as an expat - from business and food to nightlife and relationships, REDSTAR has you covered.

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REDSTAR discusses the differences between Chinese culture and the West and topics relevant to REDSTAR's readers. Learn everything you need to know about Chinese culture as an expat - from business and food to nightlife and relationships, REDSTAR has you covered.

    Nightlife in Qingdao, China

    Nightlife in Qingdao, China

    Join host Tasha, special guests Adrian and Heather, guest Lucy, and resident contributor Jasper, as they share their insights into Qingdao's nightlife!

    The podcast offers a mixture of recommendations and personal experiences to give you the best idea of what happens at night in Qingdao, China, filling you with plenty of inspiration on how to plan your very own night out in China.

    • 47 min
    Vegetarianism, Veganism, and Omnivores: Why should you care?

    Vegetarianism, Veganism, and Omnivores: Why should you care?

    Many people in China struggle to understand the concept of Veganism and Vegetarianism. Join REDSTAR's host, Andrew, with new guest Tasha,  special guests Legacy and Ale, and resident contributor Jasper, as they offer an insight into life on a plant-based diet. 

    • 32 min
    The Unique 'Losing Face' Culture of China

    The Unique 'Losing Face' Culture of China

    Join REDSTAR's interns, Kieran, Andrew, and Issy, and Qingdao local Iris, as they discuss 'losing face' in China. They are joined by Tom, a language expert, to unpack this phenomenon. 

    'Face' is an important concept in business circles in China and its presence dictates many unwritten social rules. Listen to REDSTAR's anecdotes and important insights to gain an understanding of this concept as it occurs in modern China. 

    • 24 min
    Culture Shock in China

    Culture Shock in China

    REDSTAR's interns from England - Kieran, Andrew, Charlie and Issy - recount the biggest culture shocks they’ve experienced whilst being in Qingdao, China.

    They are accompanied by Jasper and Luke, REDSTAR staff, who offer them insightful explanations for the different experiences the students have encountered.

    • 22 min

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