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Top 5 Reasons to Teach English in China

China is a vast and impressive country, and is the leading cultural hotspot within Asia. You would never have any shortage of things to do there, travel-wise and concerning your […]

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Types of Schools You Can Teach at in China — from Kindergarten to University

I used to teach English in China, at a private university in the Guangdong province (pictured above) where my students were kind and made me laugh on a continual basis. Now […]

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4 Important Tips for Traveling to China for the First Time

This is a guest post. I strive to only publish quality content from contributors, and will not publish anything I don’t agree with or do not think you, my readers, will enjoy. […]

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Off the Beaten Track in China

It’s time for another guest post! Every now and again, I publish stories from fellow travel addicts. Their tales will be about something they’ve learned, or something they’ve taught, while […]

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Teach Abroad Myth Revealed

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers and travelers around the […]

How to Survive the End of the World

For final exams, my students became the teachers. I learned all kinds of things from proper Chinese table manners and new dinner recipes, to magic tricks and origami, to kung […]

Charades in Zhaoqing, China

I should have played Charades more often when I was young, but back then, I couldn’t have known how useful the art of body language can be when traveling the […]

Baiyun Shan: White Cloud Mountain

When asked about the famous sites near Guangzhou, my students almost always reply, “Baiyun Shan. A mountain in middle of city!” (We’re working on filling in the blanks of that […]

Haizhu Square: Guangzhou’s Best Kept Secret

You never know what you might find on a stroll through Haizhu Square. I’ve been there five times already, in my three months of being in China, and though each […]

Hong Kong, I Think I Love You

Dear Hong Kong, You’re everything I like about China, and nothing I don’t. With you, my options are endless. Together we can do anything from lounging on one of your […]

China Travel & Cattle Branding: They’re Practically the Same Thing

Traveling in China makes me feel like a calf in the corral at branding time. We push and shove our way through the narrow pathway that’s been created and planned […]

Overcoming Homesickness

Homesickness has hit me like a Thai teacher’s hand to the back of a rowdy student’s head – swiftly, consistently, and without reason. Each time my wanderlust wins the battle […]

Guangzhou City at a Glance

Guangzhou is home to one of the world’s best subway systems, and good thing because without it I’d be at a loss for how to wander this sprawling city with […]

Chinese Superstitions

In my first few days at Peizheng, I was whisked into the China Mobile shop to set up a local cell phone number. They gave me a list of options […]

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