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...
Marketing Intern: I Found My Second Home In China!

Marketing Intern: I Found My Second Home In China!

My name is Emma Meroni and I am from Italy. I have divided my blog into 3 parts; my time in Beijing, my company and my business trip to Chengdu. Emma at the Forbidden City, Beijing My First Month in Beijing: I have been in China for more than a month now and my first...
Teaching Intern: The Perfect Way To Get A Fresh Start

Teaching Intern: The Perfect Way To Get A Fresh Start

My name is John Wilson Davis Jr. but I go by Jack. I’m twenty-one years old and I’m from Ypsilanti, Michigan in the United States. I attended the University of Wisconsin for two years before coming to China. I am part of the Teach and Travel China Winter 2016 program...
Marketing Intern: Our Weekend In Chengdu

Marketing Intern: Our Weekend In Chengdu

Before I came to China, I knew it was big but it is hard to grasp the size until you arrive there. Fly 4 hours south from Beijing, you fly three hours west, still China. Having lived in Beijing for the last couple of weeks, I wanted to explore more of China and see...
Teaching Intern: China, I Am Back!

Teaching Intern: China, I Am Back!

Hello, my name is Marissa and I am a half Scottish, half Brazilian student who is in love with China. In 2009, during my gap year, I spent 8 months in China with Teach and Travel China (TTC). My first month was spent in Beijing doing TEFL training, Mandarin lessons...
Teaching Intern: Day Time Activities In Beijing

Teaching Intern: Day Time Activities In Beijing

When you think about Beijing, these typical places probably spring to mind: Tiananmen Square, the Great wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and so on. If this is your first time in Beijing, by all means go and check out these places. You could even go to see...
Teaching Intern: Chinese Food

Teaching Intern: Chinese Food

China has so much culinary goodness to offer I couldn’t even attempt to break it all down in one small article. Beijing alone has so many of its own fantastic dishes! The following are a few of my favourites which I returned to China knowing I wanted more of. However,...
Teaching Intern: Night Time Activities In Beijing

Teaching Intern: Night Time Activities In Beijing

As Beijing is a massive city there is so much to do and see. Restaurants are plentiful and affordable and eating out is always an option, whichever cuisine you fancy. Night life is also buzzing and there are places to go every night of the week. Ask around locals or...