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.
Asian millennials are often put in the spotlight especially when it comes to the global economy or consumer market, being named as potential big spenders. The millennials, particularly in China and India, have demonstrated superior spending power. According to MasterCard …
It is undeniable that the social media has become part of our lives. To update yourself with the latest posting by the ones you are following is now our daily ritual. At the same time, how to build up a passionate fanbase seems like what many people are thinking in their heads. That’s why we could see people taking selfies in every corner and the ultimate purpose is probably to attract followers to their social media accounts. Though there is not any magic formula to become a YouTuber or a popular Instagrammers, it is not rocket science anyway. Are you following?
With self-confidence and brilliant ideas for new business in your mind, what are you going to do? Having best-in-class products is not enough. Finding the right place for the launch and getting sufficient capital is more crucial. Asia has become a cradle...
If the cost of living is one of your worries when considering a destination to study or kickstart a career, you are not alone. To measure the Youth Mobility Index, DotAsia Organization collected over 500 data points which includes the comparison of living cost in 20 localities across Asia.
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.
If you feel tired of your current working and living environment, you should probably be moving forward. Getting out of a comfort zone has never been easy for anyone and that is why it is common to see people around you grumble and work reluctantly at the same time. However, a determined mind with a passionate heart to follow your dream life could possibly pull you out of the state of inertia. Moreover, an appealing location out of your locality is even a strong force of attraction. What about Thailand?
Culture shocks could happen when you come to a very exotic country. Though air travel has turned frequent and the modern-day communications become efficient through the internet, culture shock could happen especially when visiting Japan.
You have probably heard that people keep fighting for LGBT equality or ethnic equality and progress has been seen. However, for the long-lasting battle on gender pay gap, the wrestling looks the same severe as that in the past across the globe.
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.