Chinese National Holiday – hot tips for your time off

What’s this holiday about? On October 1, 1949, the People's Republic of China was inaugurated. An official victory celebration and ceremony was held in Tiananmen Square. Mao Zedong raised the first national flag of China in person amid 300,000 soldiers and other people who were gathered at the square. On October [...]

2018-01-03T05:40:29+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

How are Chinese Students Similar to American Students?

I recently wrote a piece about how Chinese students are different than American students. Because it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you teach in another country! Don’t be alarmed, though. In many ways, Chinese and American kids are very similar. If you have any experience teaching or babysitting [...]

2017-12-27T06:56:03+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

The Best Day Hikes in China

When you move to China, it’s easy to get swept up in the culture (and you should)! Studying the language, finding the best parties in your new city, receiving affordable massages, eating dumplings, eating hot pot, eating fresh cucumber … Wait, what was I talking about again? These are all aspects [...]

2017-12-20T07:09:12+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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