Living

Cost of Living in China for Expats: A 2020 Guide

The cost of living in China can vary hugely depending on the cities, regions as well as the lifestyle you choose. If you plan to move to China, this might be something you are most curious about, so read on. 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. It costs…
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Living

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…
Living

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…
Living

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 novice, Didi Chuxing is a ride-share app, which means it works very similarly to Uber and Lyft. You can call a driver, and they…
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ESL

8 Best ESL Apps for Teachers

The modern world is pretty amazing, especially when it comes to technology and how much it can help when you are looking to simplify certain parts of your life. When you can find a way to make technology part of your work day — and actually benefit from it — that’s…
Working

The 10 Best Jobs in China for Americans (2020)

Are you an American thinking about getting a job in China? With many people seeking global opportunities, China has become a hot-spot for American professionals in many sectors.  The chance to live somewhere new and experience a new culture while enriching your career is…
Working

8 Best Overseas Jobs for Americans

Working overseas? Not as difficult as you might think Sometimes, staying in the same job in America can be a stressful life and the wanderlust is far too strong to resist. There is a desire in you to leave everything behind to explore the world, one corner at a time. It’s like a siren’s song, you have to follow it. However, establishing in a new country that’s totally different from…
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Living

Standard of Living in China: A Brief Overview

Does China have a high or low standard of living? How has China’s standard of living changed in the past decade? Read on to find out more. Thinking about living in China?  Expat lifestyle is wonderful, it allows you to visit and live in different countries…
Living

Cost of Living in China vs. US: A Brief Comparison

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…
ESL

Teaching Abroad: 7 Things You Should Know Before Jetting Off

Now that our world is so global, connecting with others in language is even more important than ever. Many countries are eager to learn to speak English as a second language which is why there are so many teaching opportunities around the world. If you’ve grown tired of your current industry, want to do something different, or see more of the world, teaching abroad is an excellent choice.
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