Life in China

6 Tiny Cultural Differences to Expect in China

When you move to China, there are plenty of huge cultural differences to adjust to. A collectivistic culture. A hierarchical society. The importance of saving face. There are also countless tiny cultural difference between China and Western countries. Preparing for these changes will not only make your transition easier, it will [...]

2017-08-16T04:18:18+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Day Trips from Shenzhen: The Dafen Oil Painting Village

As summer approaches, teachers are looking for new and exciting things to do with their time off. Not everyone has full weekends to take trips out of the city (as some people work weekends at training centers or have private lessons to attend to), so here’s a suggestion for a trip that [...]

2017-07-19T07:56:55+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Teaching in Shenzhen? 4 Weekend Destinations

If you’re considering living and working as an expat in Shenzhen, I have good news: you will never be bored. Shenzhen itself will keep your weekends busy, from hiking Mount Wutong, to visiting Window of the World, to shopping at Luohu Market. One of the nicest things [...]

2017-06-14T06:03:52+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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