It was my own experience in China. During a recent business trip, when I entered a small eatery for a quick dinner, I was the only person who asked for a menu and food ordering service. Later on, again, I was the only one who asked for a bill as the other simply walked out of the restaurant right after finishing their dishes.
No matter whether you are an Asian or non-Asian, living abroad in an Asian locality could be a totally different experience from that of your own countries. Even within Asia, the culture is extremely diverse and it could be wonderful or weird to you. Understanding the local culture or even the subculture could effectively help you blend in the new living. Or take a look at the followings before you uproot and live in Asia.
When we mention Silicon Valley, there might be more than one place popping up in your mind other the actual one in California. Silicon Valley is now a universal synonym for a startup hotbed. In fact, start-up scene is mushrooming across the globe especially in Asia.
Relocating to an Asian locality is not only about the money and the people. Whether you could live happily is largely related to the freedom and tolerance of a locality. Imagine you would be isolated if people found out you are a homosexual person or you would get frustrated if your business development faces tons of restrictions. Then actually how free is Asia?
In the past, it is common for Asian people to graduate from universities in the U.S.A, United Kingdom or Australia. Nowadays, the scene has changed. In fact, there is an enormous choice of universities in Asia with thousands of scholarships awaiting your applications.