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10 Things I’ve Learned After Living in China for 3 Years

I’ve been living in China ever since I graduated from university in 2016. At the age of 21 years old, I packed my bags and flew out to Chengdu. From work life to language to culture, here are the 10 things I’ve learned after living in China for 3 years. About myself, China, and just life in general. 1. In China, WeChat is a Survival App I seriously didn’t…
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How to Get Health Insurance in China as an Expat?

If you’re planning on moving to China, one thing you may be considering is what you’ll have to do if you get sick. How to deal with recurring prescriptions or chronic illness? And what exactly you might get from the company or school you work for? Health insurance in…
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How to use Didi Chuxing? (Tips for Expats)

If you’re new to China, you may have heard people mentioning Didi, or even seen some use it. You also may be wondering, where can I get an Uber around here?! This is going to be your guide to using Didi in China to get anywhere you need. What is Didi? For the absolute…
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Standard of Living in China

A Brief Overview Visiting and living in different countries allow you to experience an entirely new culture, an unknown language, beautiful traditions, and interact with people of different beliefs. But there are a few of the constraints too, especially when you are planning to live there long-term. With China’s emerging economy, a lot of people are also moving here either for their job…
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Cost of Living in China vs. the United States

Living in China and the United States both have its own pros and cons, this article is going to give you a brief comparison of the cost of living in each country. In the United States for example, you can make quite a bit of money, but a lot of it goes to pay your bills. In…
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How to Spend Your Spare Time Teaching in China?

You made the decision, you booked your tickets and packed your bags, and you finally flew around the world to embark on an exciting adventure!   While it will be easy to become consumed by your new routine, it’s important to maintain a healthy life-work balance. You are…
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Cost of Living in China for Expats: 2020 Guide

If you plan to move to China, you might be very curious to know the cost of living and lifestyle over there. The cost of living in China can vary hugely depending on the cities, regions as well as the lifestyle you choose. You can live in most China’s major cities for far less than $1,000 per month, and with a great lifestyle. However, there’s always room for luxury and more spending.
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Is China a Good Place to Live?

Moving to China may sound scary and impossible to many people, but those who have taken the risk have quickly discovered that it was an excellent decision for them! Living in China can be much more exciting and amazing than living in other areas of the world, despite the…
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Is Living in China Safe? (Some Useful Tips)

Is China safe to live? Let’s find out! If you’ve been considering moving abroad to work in China, perhaps to teach or in some other facet of the business, you’ve likely wondered how safe it is. It’s normal for many people to find great happiness in uprooting their lives from their home countries and moving abroad. It doesn’t need to be permanent, and it always turns into a…
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