TEACHING INTERN: LAOSHI, LAOSHI, FOR YOU!

TEACHING INTERN: LAOSHI, LAOSHI, FOR YOU!

Sitting silently atop the stupendous rocks bordering the peak of one of China’s 5 Great Mountains, an assortment of accomplishment, inspiration and realization strike me like a bolt. I’m permeated by the accumulated energy of 3000 years of culture, history...
TEACHING INTERN: HAPPINESS IN A T-SHIRT!

TEACHING INTERN: HAPPINESS IN A T-SHIRT!

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival all! Today is China’s biggest national celebration (second to New Year, but that’s a given first spot isn’t it!?).  And so to celebrate ‘the lady on the moon’, I have stayed in bed all day. The festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth...
TEACHING ALUMNI: BEST THING I EVER DID!

TEACHING ALUMNI: BEST THING I EVER DID!

I didn’t expect China to change me like it did! I fell in love with such a fascinating and interesting country, made friends that I will have for a life time and had the most amazing adventures! Since my initial trip I have been back to China four times, with...
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...