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How to Handle an Emergency in China

Life. Is. Nuts. I can not believe how many times I have been in bizarre situations in China and came out of them like a bo$$. Some of my friends, on the other hand…well, that’s a different story. Working your way through an emergency in China is merely all about luck...

Cash Talk: How To Save Money To Move Overseas

You’ve probably heard quite a few people say that moving overseas was the best decision they’ve ever made in their life. I’m definitely one of those people. Moving out to Asia nearly three years ago was a big decision - and one that many people I knew doubted at the...

A Travel Guide From China to Vietnam

‘Nam, ‘Nam, ‘Nam, ‘Nam. Since I left Vietnam last month I’ve been asking myself one question: WHY DID I LEAVE? What was I thinking? All day food. All day drink. All day sun. All day cheap. No work. Just play. All day. All day. Thinking of going into the poetry biz, if...

ESL Teacher Interview: Chris from America

As you plan your trip to come teach English in China, we know you’ve likely got tons of questions running through your mind. One of the questions I hear most often from potential teachers is what the experience is like coming to China and what they should be aware of...

How To Move Overseas Like a Boss

You’ve read hundreds of blog posts. You’ve watched countless hours of videos on YouTube. You’ve stayed up until three in the morning imagining how to move overseas, obsessing about every detail of your future life. Yet, you’re still stuck at home and haven’t made that...

ESL Teacher Salary: How Much Can You Make?

Ah, the golden question. Money makes the world go ‘round, indeed. But we always try to guide our applicants with the advice that you should absolutely not be chasing salary or city in China — you should be chasing trustworthiness in a school. While some are not as...

China vs America: 6 Small (but important) Feats China Wins At

How can I say this without sounding rude or smug? I guess, to put it bluntly, I will never live in America again. And, no, it’s NOT just because I gained close to 10lbs while I was home. Thanks for force-feeding me tamales, grandma! It’s not that I didn’t have a great...

Meet Justin: Co-Founder of Sou Fudao

Can you introduce yourself? Hi guys! My name is Justin and I'm from a small island in Canada. I am the Co-Founder of Sou Fudao, a website that helps tutors and students connect throughout China. I have been teaching English here in Asia for the last 5 years, 3 of...

Reverse Culture Shock: How To Return Home

With nearly three weeks under my belt, being back in the US makes me realize I should have read some kind of reverse culture shock survival guide before arriving. I almost feel like moving to Beijing acted as an initiation for visiting The States, being that China’s...

Beijing Duck House: A Foodie’s Dream

I'm a ruined woman. Tacos, 64" pizzas, pasta, french bakeries, ice cream, all-you-can-drink, etc. etc. etc. insert all unhealthy foods/beverages here, etc. etc. etc. I did not have access to most of things in Hohhot. Even if I had access to the ingredients, I didn't...

How to Make Your ESL Resume Stand Out

A lot of you reach out to us about job opportunities as early as a year prior to your planned arrival date. And while we respect your OCD-driven need for planning out your long-term goals, there are a couple things you need to understand, one of them includes writing...

ESL Teacher Interview: Tobias from Sweden

As you plan your trip to come teach English in China, we know you’ve likely got tons of questions running through your mind. One of the questions I hear most often from potential teachers is what the experience is like coming to China and what they should be aware of...

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