Living

What Is The Average Income In China?

When you are looking for a job, you want to make sure that you are going to be getting paid at a reasonable rate. If you are looking at teaching ESL in China, for instance, you’re going to want to make sure that you are getting proper monthly pay but also that you are meeting the more general average income in China, too. After all, if you know that you are getting less than the standard wage in…
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Travelling

How To Find The Best Chinese Translator?

You’ll find all sorts of options out there for an online Chinese translator, but not all of them are going to be right. From personal use to business use to travelling, your needs and preferences will be different enough that you are going to want to make sure that you…
Living

Social Media in China: Top 9 Platforms in 2020

Social media does a lot of great things for the world, but it isn’t the same everywhere you go. Take social media in China, for instance. It doesn’t use your beloved platforms of Facebook, Instagrams, YouTube and others. It has its own self-created ecosystem of apps that all offers amazing features — but you won’t know of any of these Chinese social media platforms unless you’ve ever…
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Living

Alipay for Foreigners: A Simple Guide

If you’re in China, you’ll find that there is a lot of freedom when it comes to integrating finances with our smartphones. Are you a foreigner that is looking for a way to join in the fun? Alipay is a great option to consider as it uses a “Tour Pass” feature that…
Culture

Gift Giving in Chinese Culture: Dos and Don’ts

Just like every other culture, there are some “rules” when it comes to gift giving in Chinese culture. If you are only getting used to it, it can be really challenging to figure these customs out on your own. This list will give you a general idea of some basic do’s…
ESL

Why Teach English Online? 7 Benefits that Will Blow Your Mind!

Gone are the days where you had to travel abroad to teach, now you can teach English online with the use of modern technology and proper training that is deliberately designed to be helpful for remote workers. If you are still wondering why teaching English online is a perfect career, read on to find out more. We’ve listed 7 major benefits for your feast. 1. You’re Your Own Boss When you are…
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Living

How to Use WeChat Pay? A Simple Guide in 2020

Enjoying life in China is going to be effortless and there is no better example of this than the fact that you can do basically everything from your phone! Let’s explore the topic how to use WeChat Pay to pay literally everything in China! Using the app WeChat, you can…
Culture

10 Chinese Customs Westerners Are Not Used To

If you are preparing for a trip to China, you’ll have to make yourself familiar with things like food and maybe even a bit of the language so that you can help yourself acclimatize. However, you’ll also want to take a look at Chinese customs. While you may be staying…
Culture

How to Learn Mandarin: 5 Top Tips

Are you looking to learn Chinese Mandarin before you get on a plane and enjoy a trip to China?  If so, you’ll be surprised (and pleased) to know that it isn’t going to be as impossible as you’d think. While there are some that may make it sound impossible or very challenging, learning Mandarin is totally do-able and it’s also really beneficial because even a little bit of understanding in…
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