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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 […]


An Inside Story into Teach & Travel Training

After a delayed flight with a broken tv screen and lost luggage, my teach and travel experience could really only have improved. Nonetheless, I was not expecting to enjoy the training period so much. Especially considering days before my flight to Beijing I sat surrounded by my siblings comforting me as I was sobbing about […]


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 […]


Crazy Rich Asians & What You Can Learn About Chinese Culture (Contains Spoilers)

Directed by Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians is the new, unique Hollywood film featuring an all-Asian or Asian-American cast. The plot follows Rachel Chu, an American-Born-Chinese NYU economics professor who goes to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young to attend his best friend’s wedding. In Singapore, Rachel must then face Nick’s Singaporean-born, strict and […]


Why Does It Cost Money to Do a Teaching Program?

China Paper Money

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 gives?” you think to yourself, “Why should […]

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