A life Less Ordinary - By Chris Saunders

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R. R. Martin. My name is Chris Saunders, and I am an IELTS instructor at a private college in Guangzhou. Or at least I was before the Covid-19 nightmare unfolded. I still teach online, but we all know that isn’t real teaching. The only reason I got into ESL teaching was so I could…
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How to Improve Chinese? 6 Tips to Help Rocket Your Chinese!

China has now become a popular destination for foreigners to develop their careers, and that is why so many people are now striving to master the Chinese language as it will allow them to integrate into the local society more easily. Moreover, knowing Chinese is absolutely a…

Living and Working in China: A Short and Sweet Experience

In the summer of 2011, I was honoured and privileged to be invited to live and work in China. Prior to this, I had never even left my home continent of Europe and, barring a brief stint in Slovakia, had not had the opportunity to be employed outside of my home country of…

Traveling Through China as an Overlander

Traveling through China is nothing unseen before. Many bloggers cover their trip to this country. But here, I am going to talk about traveling through China rather differently, more specifically as an overlander. You’re going to find out how this part of the trip unfolded. The Research Before starting the trip, I had to do some research, and here is what I found out. First things first…
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