Life in China

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

5 Easy Steps to Find an Awesome Apartment in Southern China!

It’s that time of year again! Public school contracts are almost complete and companies are looking to rehire their teachers for the coming school year. New teachers are preparing for departure from their home countries and so they are beginning to research their destination cities to prepare themselves for arrival. One of [...]

2017-06-09T06:29:25+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

A Curious Cultural Difference: When “Thank You” Can Be Too Much

One of the first things we learn when we begin to learn a language is how to say “thank you.” This useful phrase can make us appear both charming and refined when interacting with people who barely know you and barely speak your own language. In English-speaking countries, it has become so [...]

2017-06-01T06:34:18+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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