Category Archives for "Travel"

East vs West Classroom Culture

Due to large cultural differences, how a classroom operates differs significantly in the East compared to the West. If you’re a foreign teacher about to embark on a journey teaching in a Chinese classroom, here’s a few things you need to be mindful of. With greater awareness and increased understanding, any classroom clashes can be […]


Must Try Dishes in China


It is no secret that one of the most exciting parts of moving/traveling to China is the chance to try authentic Chinese food. No matter which part of China you go to, you’ll be surrounded by new and delicious dishes at every corner, and some of the best advice you can get before you leave […]


Why Do Corporate Internship Programs (CIP) Cost Money?

Before deciding to embark on a corporate internship program with us, we want you to feel confident in your choice to undertake this life-changing experience with ImmerQi. So, you’re probably wondering why do internship programs cost money, right? Start by viewing internships abroad as an investment in your future. Gaining work experience abroad in China […]


Your China Survival Guide

Whichever program you choose to join, a trip to China can be overwhelming and intimidating to first time travellers. While different, China is a beautiful, unique country with a lot to offer foreigners – but planning and preparation is key to a successful time. These are the fundamentals of a trip to China (things to […]


Top 10 Apps You Must Download When in China

With over 25 years of experience in China, we understand how crucial it is to come prepared for your program. Downloading these apps before you arrive will help avoid many obstacles and challenges. From communication and language, to food and travel, we’ve selected the top 10 most useful apps you should download. 1. WeChat WeChat […]


A Teaching Intern’s Guide to Surviving in China

From the crazy food stalls to dingy squat toilets, you need to be prepared for everything and anything in China. Nothing is ever simple in this diverse, busy and unique country but that is what you will begin to fall in love with — once you get over all the different smells and tackle how […]


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 I know nothing about? Why not just teach in Europe? These are all questions which I kept asking myself, and others asked me, before I arrived 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 itinerary. So we have complied a short […]


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 plenty of times when I would be […]

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