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...
The 20 MUST-DOS in China

The 20 MUST-DOS in China

How large is China? Probably larger than you think. At over 9 million kilometers square, how can one simply do and visit all the things and places they want? A country with so many diverse cultures and foods, it can be overwhelming when it comes to planning your...
China and the US Compared: Just How Cheap is Living in China?

China and the US Compared: Just How Cheap is Living in China?

Have you ever wondered just how cheap it is to live in China? If you’re thinking of interning or teaching abroad in China, it’s important to get an idea of what your finances will look like.   How? By getting to know the average cost of certain items which can help...
Visas, Flights, and Jet Lag… OH MY!

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...
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...
Adventure Train Ride in China: Guangzhou to Shanghai!

Adventure Train Ride in China: Guangzhou to Shanghai!

Adventure Train Ride in China: Guangzhou to Shanghai! Have you ever felt this urgent need to just hop on an airplane and see something completely different? I definitely have! That’s probably one of the main reasons why I joined the teach and travel program here in...
Top 10 Reasons to become an Au Pair Abroad!

Top 10 Reasons to become an Au Pair Abroad!

So you’ve heard about being an Au Pair, but don’t quite know what to make of it. Have no fear, here we outline 10 reasons why you should consider taking the plunge and being an Au Pair abroad!   1. The Money   While your actual living allowance or salary won’t be...
All You Need To Know About Chinese Visa!

All You Need To Know About Chinese Visa!

Q&A with ImmerQi Intern: Hisi Ko   Before you take your first steps in China there are several must-do tasks that you need to complete. One of them –  a major and not to underestimate –  is the visa application. Please find below important questions...
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...