Getting a prescription at the Qingdao Municipal Hospital

Qingdao Expats, Joy Lewis and family are from the UK and have lived in China for 12 YEARS! Joy also studied at New Century in Tianjin in 2004.  With such expertise in Chinese, Joy offered us fellow expats a fast-track method on getting repeat prescriptions at the Qingdao Municipal Hospital and was gracious to share these details on Qingdao Expat Survival Guide.  Amazed at such detailed information on getting repeat prescriptions at the Qingdao Municipal Hospital (Chinese part), I was curious how was her Chinese SO good.  She explained that because they lived in a remote part of China for 7 years, she was forced her to learn enough Chinese to negotiate entrance into Chinese schools and the Chinese hospital system.  Her kids are in the 5th and 6th grade and go to a local Chinese school here in Qingdao.  Thank you, Joy! Continue reading “Getting a prescription at the Qingdao Municipal Hospital”

Culture Street, Art & Antiques, Qingdao, China

Right before moving to Qingdao, I was on the verge of spending a fortune to frame and ship some paintings from Shanghai.  A helpful vendor suggested I save the money and find a frame shop directly in Qingdao.  She was certain there was an art district in Qingdao that could do the same thing.

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