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Travelling to China Checklist: 6 Steps To Prepare Like A Pro

Travelling to China is full of excitement until the reality of preparing and packing sets in. Especially if this is your first time visiting China, you might face a lot of tedious tasks or unexpected incidents. Whether you are going to teach in China for a year, or just visiting for a short while, this in-depth post will tell you how to prepare your trip to China like a pro. Excited About Your…
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How to Use WeChat: A Brief Guide

Everyone who spends time in China has learned that they need to have WeChat on their phones because it is the only way to communicate with anyone over there. In fact, since the lines between business and pleasure often connect quite often in China, it is even common for…
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China Survival Guide: How to use VPN in China?

Do I need a VPN in China? Whether you are travelling in China, or working in China, the answer is mostly likely, yes. Even though the internet is quite advanced over there in China. But as a foreigner over there, you are probably going to want to access the same social media networks and websites that you look at back home. However, in order to do that, you are going to need a VPN.  Due to the…
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10 Must-Have Apps for Living in China

Getting ready for your China trip? Not until you’ve downloaded these apps on your phone! Due to the internet firewalls, China has very different systems. Simply bringing your app usage habit from home to China can sometimes lead to frustrations. So, there we go: the 10…
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4 Tips For Visiting The Great Wall of China

What’s the best way to visit Beijing’s greatest landmark: the Great Wall of China? The Great Wall of China is one of the wonders of the world. Truly a sight to behold, it spans 5,500 miles across deserts, grasslands and mountain ridges. That’s why if you’re…
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6 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to China

If you’re planning to move to China to work or travel, there’s no doubt you’ll want to take in as much of the experience as possible. However, as a fast-growing country that’s constantly changing every day, China isn’t like your home base. Being prepared will help keep the moments of culture shock that you’ll experience to a minimum and make your life there much easier. Read on to find…
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How to Prepare For Culture Shock in China?

If you’re planning to visit or work in China, there’s no doubt you’re going to experience some culture shock that you never expected. As a fast-growing country that’s constantly changing every day, China isn’t like your home base. Being prepared will help keep the…
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6 Unusual Things You’ve Got to Do in Beijing

Once you find yourself in Beijing, no doubt you’ve made out an itinerary of the must-see landmarks and places. And really, you can’t come to Beijing and not do those things because that would be weird. But if you’re going to spend a good amount of time in Beijing, you…