International students enjoying at Wuhan social Open House party

Wuhan students’ guide

Are you getting ready for one of your most entertaining and exciting study journeys although at the end of the world specially in the capital city of Central China which is Wuhan? Great, I...

How to charge your subway card using WeChat

How many times have you been moving around with your jeans pocket full of one kuai bills for the bus and an empty and useless transportation card in your wallet? It has happened to...

Wuhan To Hong Kong In 270 mins!

Wuhan-Hong Kong high speed train trials kicked off at the beginning of April, with 33 pairs of long-distance trains opening direct routes between Hong Kong’s West Kowloon and 16 major cities in Mainland China....

Moving around Wuhan: a transportation guide

Getting lost in a foreign city can be fun sometimes, but when that happens in a place where hardly anyone speaks English and your Chinese is “below the ground level” it can make you...

Eating in China for Dummies

Wake up, throw on some clothes, down a cup of coffee, jump on my little fold up bicycle, mumble to myself, “Don’t hit me , don’t hit me …“ while cycling tentatively down my...

How to Order Medicine on Baidu Waimai

Baidu Waimai is a large and famous food delivery service in China, almost everyone knows how to use it. But if you look through all its functions it can offer so much more, for...

Psychological Help with English Service on Skype

There has been a huge flow of foreigners coming to China for the past decade. Many of them come here building castles in the clouds about a good job, fair payment, accommodations, insurance and...

Baiji: Wuhan’s Rugby Team Celebrates its 5 Year Anniversary

New to Wuhan? Old to Wuhan? No matter how many days or years you have been in Wuhan, you are welcome to join Wuhan Baiji Rugby Club (WBRC). Whether you have no experience at all...

Hospitals with English service in Wuhan

Healthcare is an important aspect of living for anyone anywhere, you can get a medical insurance but that won't mean that illnesses, traumas,viruses, infections will not wait you at every corner. Of course, there...

Free Workshop: How To Register A Foreign Company In Wuhan

Registering a company as a foreigner in Wuhan has never been easier! Previously, it could take months of document processing, pricey office rentals, and bank transfers records that could exceed 100,000+ RMB! Most start-up companies and entrepreneurs can't afford the high...

Yes Wuhan, It’s #TimetoTalk about Mental Health!

If you are reading this, chances are, you’re a foreigner living in Wuhan (or my Mum and Dad...hi guys!), so it will be no surprise that moving to another country where you don’t speak...

Finding Foreign Groceries in Wuhan

Although Chinese food is delicious (and you can get great snacks all over the city!) sometimes you find yourself longing for some good home-cooked food from your own country. As an expat it can...
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Applying for Wuhan Tong (City Smart Card)

Wuhan Tong is a card to pay for public transportation in Wuhan -Where can I buy a Wuhan Tong? Wuhan Tong is available at the following stores in Wuhan: Zhongbai Supermarket(中百超市), Zhongshang Supermarket(中商平价), Lihong Supermarket(丽红超市), Zhiyin...

Something is broken? Wechat can help!

Hello there! It's been awhile... It is a normal phenomena for things to break during their service no matter whether you live in China or anywhere else, nothing is eternal.However, in China such things might...

And The Winner Is, Dazhimen!

Food-lovers of Wuhan here is your 2017 Wuhan Social Burger Battle winner! Chef Adu's burger faced some saucy competition over the last three weeks, but his Finnish touch on the victorious burger landed Dazhimen the...

Acupuncture in Wuhan: Healing Needles

The mystery behind the age old acupuncture and its secret healing method continues to beguile people to this day. Though a medical student focusing on the Western form of treatment, I have always had...

Ultra China Music Festival Comes to China This Spring!

This May: Shenzhen plays host to American Pop-Rock band One Republic on the China-leg of their ongoing world tour! Make all the right moves & you too could be counting stars... Dates: 2 May, 2018 Venue: CR Shenzhen...

Riding a Zebra is the cheapest way to get around in Wuhan!

In a city that thrives on being “different everyday”, one part of daily life that changes are easily noticeable is transportation in Wuhan. Where we were once walking to board buses just a few...

Wuhan Issues Work Permit ID’s For Foreigners

Since April 1, foreigners who come to Hubei will get a new unified work permit, the Hubei Foreign Experts Administration Bureau announced on March 29, 2017. The new permit replaces the Alien Employment Permit and...

How to buy a train ticket on WeChat

Buying train tickets through WeChat is really so easy and convenient. You only need to enter your passport number and name once and it can be stored for use later. This means buying a train...

Chinese Culture: Getting Around In Wuhan

Catching a Taxi Getting a taxi is one of the easiest and most comfortable ways to travel in the city, and is far cheaper than back home. I would never dream of catching a taxi...

How Big Is Wuhan?

Wuhan has always been named as “the city of hundred lakes” while Hubei Province “the province of thousand lakes”. The number of rivers at more than 5 kilometers is 165 and the number of lakes...

Something to Smile About: Free Family Dental Checkup in Wuhan!

There are many Stomatology/Dentistry clinics in Wuhan, but it is difficult to find one with an English service as a foreigner. I was referred by a friend to try Shine Dental Clinic. Now let...

How Large is Wuhan?

Wuhan in China Wuhan in the World Wuhan has 13 Districts: 武昌区  Wuchang District 洪山区  Hongshan Distirict 江汉区  Jianghan District 江岸区  Jiang’an District 江夏区  Jiangxia District 硚口区  Qiaokou District 汉阳区  Hanyang District 汉南区  Han’nan District 蔡甸区...

Wuhan Social Featured Jobs: The Best Schools Here in Wuhan

We have hand-picked only the best schools and current offers in Wuhan! You should expect that every job opportunity recommended by Wuhan social offers: 100% Legal Z Status Foreign Management  Career Positions Guidance by...

20 Western Medicines available in Wuhan’s Pharmacies

Many foreigners come to Wuhan and are faced with the challenge of finding good medicines at the pharmacy. Either because they cannot speak the language or simply have no previous knowledge about the drugs...
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How to use Didi (Chinese Uber) like a local

Don't struggle anymore with not finding a taxi when you most need it, we bring you the solution! Following this step-by-step guide you'll learn how to use the popular app Didi Chuxing (弟弟出行), simply...

The end of the the universe, heartbreak & fluffy puppies in Wuhan cinemas this...

If anyone needs me this May you might have to leave a message, as there are some seriously good movies coming out and I’m ridiculously excited to see them all! I may also be...

A Decade of Nurturing Global Citizens at Wuhan’s Largest Private International School System

Brief History of Maple Leaf Foreign Nationals' School Founded in 2007, Maple Leaf was the first international school for foreign students licensed in Wuhan and is one of the 78 Maple Leaf schools spread among...

New WeChat translation function!

When many of us first moved to Wuhan we used up all our available phone memory downloading every recommended app under the sun. Among these apps were at least half a dozen translation apps....
Speech Bubble in "Tintin & The Blue Lotus"

About to Put a Foot in Wuhan ? Follow the Guide !

Whoever you are and for whatever reason you have won your ticket to Wuhan, the city located in the middle of the Middle Empire, well done! That’s the first step. Now don’t panic, we...

Settling in Wuhan: What How Where and When

About to live an incredible experience in Wuhan or thinking about living one ? Follow the guide that will help you settling down in the Hubei’s capital city. LEAVING THE AIRPORT – Let’s find a...

2017 Wuhan Social Food & Drink Award Show

Welcome To The WuhanSocial.com Food & Drink Awards! All your votes are in and the on the 17th of December we will come together at the Hilton Riverside Hotel to announce & celebrate this year's winners  Wuhan Social 餐饮奖作为武汉国际餐饮及音乐行业的最受关注的年度奖项,将于12月17日,在武汉世茂滨江希尔顿酒店举行颁奖典礼。届时,我们将不仅揭晓获奖名单,还将为大家献上精彩的演出。Wuhan Social 诚邀大家共享此次盛宴! Buffet-Style...

Simple way to Hire Cleaning Lady for your Appartment

We have already taught you how to buy movie tickets, train tickets and do other things on wechat, but there are still some feature we would like to share with you to make your...

Dinosaurs & Incredible Superheroes in Wuhan Cinemas this June!

So here we are again, the middle of year, the time when we all start to freak out about how quickly the year is going. When almost every conversation starts with ‘I cannot believe...

Make Wuhan Your Home! Love, WuhanSocial.com

Living in a new city can be difficult, more so if you have no family or friends nearby to help you settle down. When you're new in Wuhan, finding your way around the city and adjusting to an...
Wuhan Government Administrative Service Center

In-Case of Emergency: Useful Contacts To Have On Speed-Dial

If you have an emergency while you are traveling (such as fire or traffic accidents), or other trouble or have other complaints or questions, the following telephone numbers may be useful: Emergency Numbers Police (Calling) 110 Police (Text...
How to use MoBike and Ofo

How to use MoBike and Ofo Bike

Riding a bike through the city can be a great option to avoid immense traffic jams or simply to exercise a bit. Wuhan offers two options when it comes to "public bikes": MoBike and Ofo...