In 1983 a Hong Kong native went to work in Canton–Guangzhou–for two years. Her position as interpreter and office manager left her caught between the Western, Hong Kong side and the Chinese side. Thirty years later we can still learn from her attempts to straddle the cultural divide, as well as the effect living in a different culture had on her. She has a great sense of humor.
This recent interview shows the expat life in the Philippines from a European perspective, that is, Makati, Boracay and Alabang.