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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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…
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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 businesses to connect with their employees via WeChat as well. WeChat is an amazing platform allowing people to connect…
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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…