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 myself, China, and just life in general. 1. In China, WeChat is a Survival App I seriously didn’t…
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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…
ESL

8 Best Apps for ESL 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 even better. If, as an ESL teacher, you’re looking for some advice on the best ESL apps to help make your life…
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Working

Best Jobs in China for Americans

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…
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.
Living

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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Living

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…
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…
Living

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 here to do a job, of course, but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on all of the amazing things that China has to…
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