Top 5 Things to Do and See in ZhangJiaJie!

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...
Why Does It Cost Money to Do a Teaching Program?

Why Does It Cost Money to Do a Teaching Program?

You’re itching to get out and explore the world, but there’s just one thing stopping you, the money! Perhaps much to your surprise, it costs a fair chunk of change to go abroad and do both internship and volunteer programs. “But they’re the ones that need me, what...
Top 10 Reasons to Teach English in China!

Top 10 Reasons to Teach English in China!

BONUS MATERIAL: FREE MANDARIN PHRASEBOOK More and more people are traveling these days, and one of the destinations becoming one of the most popular choices is the Middle Kingdom itself, China. But why China you ask? Golden Nugget: I’ve seen Kung Fu Panda and I know...
Teaching Intern: One of the Best Decisions of My Life!

Teaching Intern: One of the Best Decisions of My Life!

Coming to China can be quite scary. For me, the move to a foreign country to take up a career in an entirely new field was a near frightening prospect. However, I decided to do it. I can honestly say it was one of the best decisions of my life. This is, in part thanks...
Teaching Intern: My China Adventure!

Teaching Intern: My China Adventure!

My year long internship with ImmerQi is drawing to a close; and although my time in china is over, the memories from here will be everlasting. A constant source of happiness and amusement. The highlight for me by far is the job. I never knew it was possible to love as...
Teaching Intern: Omar In China, Adventure Is Always Around

Teaching Intern: Omar In China, Adventure Is Always Around

The entire flight over to China it didn’t really feel like I was going to a different country and experience a different culture. As I was in the airport it hit me when I tried to fill my water bottle and was only given the option for hot water, I guess this is where...
Teaching Intern: Teaching In This Place Called China!

Teaching Intern: Teaching In This Place Called China!

Sitting on the bus, daydreaming, then I look up. It hits me for the 100th time. I’m in China! The feeling is surreal. I was told it feels like you are in a dream like state when you are in China and it really does feel like that. It was late summer 2016 when I applied...
Teaching Intern: My Favourite Thing About China

Teaching Intern: My Favourite Thing About China

China. The first things that spring to mind are bustling cities full of people, smog-filled streets, terrifying roads and Jackie Chan. I haven’t seen Jackie Chan yet, but the rest is pretty much accurate for your first week in Beijing. I’ve never been outside of...