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Why China?

Why China?

Why go to a country which is 4,831 miles from home? Why go to a country where I can't speak the language? Why go to a country which is highly polluted? Why go to a country which I know nothing about? Why not just teach in Europe?   These are all questions which I kept...

Life as an Au Pair in Beijing!

Au Pair in China: First Week in Beijing My first week as an au pair in Beijing with ImmerQi has involved green tea ice cream, fermented egg, and countless imaginary tea parties. The little girl I au pair for is aged just four but her English skills are far superior to...

Visas, Flights, and Jet Lag… OH MY!

Long story short on how and why my trip has been sadly delayed, and some tips and tricks for traveling around the world! After weeks and weeks of battling with visa companies, airlines, and the Chinese Consulate... I am finally off on my second Co-Op! I've been asked...

Top 5 Things to Do and See in ZhangJiaJie!

China recently celebrated the Tomb Sweeping festival which is a national holiday where people pay respects to their ancestors and burn objects like money, cars, and clothes made from paper so that they can enjoy them in the afterlife. Our school was closed for a week...

What Are You Doing Next Summer?

The summer holidays are something that we all look forward to; it's great to have a long, well-earned break; but many of us find ourselves falling into rather dull routines of boredom, when instead we could be doing something really worthwhile. Why spend such precious...

ImmerQi Wins Global Leadership Award

ImmerQi 's Managing Director, Joanne Wong, has won yet another award - this year in the category "Global Leadership Award - Master Class Woman Entrepreneur of the Year", endorsed by ALDA, The American Leadership Development Association. The award ceremony was held on...

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