Language Blogs

Language Blogs

Below you’ll find a list of English language blogs which are authored in or feature content about China.
For China-based readers, you’ll need VPN in order to view the RSS feeds.

Learn Mandarin Now
A blog for learners of Mandarin, including dozens of blog posts on a variety of subjects. Created an infographic in 2015 titled “50+ Bloggers Tell You How to Learn Mandarin” which was very popular.
Read their latest post:

Too Chinese For U
Too Chinese For You is a Chinese fanatic’s blog of when she finally moved to China. These are her stories about teaching and traveling in China and other parts of Asia.
Check out her recent post here:

Good Luck SJ
Good Luck SJ (Shijie/世界/World) is a blog about East Asian culture and language as well as lifestyle and life advice posts. She also has some posts written in simplified Chinese.

Haha China
Haha China translates Chinese humor and trending Internet slang terms into English.

In My Melody
In My Melody translates Chinese pop songs into English. Every post consists of the music video, the original Chinese lyrics, and the English translation.

Marco Polo Project
Marco Polo Project is an online community reading and translating new writing from China. We publish a diverse selection of non-fiction, fiction and poetry, from the Chinese web, with a particular focus on social and cultural analysis.
Read their latest post here:

Sinosplice is a language blog authored by John, who’s been in China for 10 years. Sinosplice is updated occasionally and has a great backlog of useful tips and resources for learning Chinese.
Read their latest post here:

Hanbridge Mandarin Blog
The blog of a Mandarin language school with locations in Chengdu, Zhuhai and Shenzhen. As of summer 2015, they have a frequently-updated blog with posts about specific topics including Chinese terminology for learners.

Blogs Inactive for more than a year:

Chinese Hand 中国通 is a blog with a collection of idioms, recommendations on resources for Chinese learners, and much more. Read more here.

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