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ESL Teacher Apartments in China: The Ultimate Guide [2019]

Where do you live while teaching in China? One of the fears that holds many people back from making the choice to teach over in China is where they will live. They do not understand that finding a place to live is much easier than they think and that they will never go without all the comforts of home when they are there! “Finding a nice place to live in China is much easier than you…
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Experience a Different Type of Christmas in China

Christmas in China You might wonder, as an expat in China, how would Chinese people celebrate Christmas every time this year? Well, the answer is, most of the people who live in China do not celebrate Christmas. But that doesn’t mean that you won’t capture the spirit of…
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5 Challenges Living in China as An Expat

As an expat, living in China is fun but also challenging.  China is a remarkably beautiful and large country, but it’s very different than most Westerners are used to. That doesn’t make it a bad place to call home for a time, however knowing what to expect will make your experience in China even more fruitful. Here are 5 challenges that you might face and should consider as early as possible…
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How To Save Money While Teaching in China?

Can You Save Money Teaching in China?  You have decided to go to China and teach kids. It’s all fun and games until the bills arrive. You need to eat, go out, have fun, buy a fan (it gets hot). How much money are you left with? Is it possible to pay off bills at…
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Things I Love About Shanghai: An Expat's Point of View

Shanghai is such a cosmopolitan city. When you’ve lived in other parts of China, even in big cities, they pale in comparison to the marvel that is Shanghai. The urbane feeling in the middle of China when you’ve been living in a city of a smaller caliber makes a big city…