About Nathan Thomas

Nathan Thomas is the marketing coordinator at Hutong School, a frequently lost New Zealander in Shanghai and the author of Intrepid Times travel blog.

3 Awesome Chinese Rock Stars Every Mandarin Student Should Know

Bored with the text books? Throw them out the window, and plug in your headphones.

By |November 6th, 2015|Chinese Culture, Tips and Guides|1 Comment

10 Free Apps That Expats in China Can’t Live Without

China is enormous and confusing, particularly if you don’t speak the language. When I first came here as a tourist and non Chinese speaker my iPhone stayed at the bottom of my suitcase. Big mistake. If I’d known about these 10 apps my journey would have been a lot easier. If you’re living in China or planning a trip here soon, make sure these free apps are loaded onto your smartphone.

By |October 28th, 2015|Tips and Guides|3 Comments