This article is written by Opportunity China about how you should go about getting your work visa for China. How to Get a work Visa for China in 2017 Getting a ‘z’ working visa for China can seem like a rather daunting task, and while many schools and companies differ on specific required documents, there… Continue reading
“I thought the secret of life was obvious: be here now, love as if your whole life depended on it, find your life’s work, and try to get hold of a giant panda.” – Anne Lamont, Novelist Pandas are cute, everyone knows that. This is why a huge number of tourists visit the… Continue reading →
Do in need a VPN in China? What even is it? If you are thinking about living and working in China whilst doing your research you have probably stumbled upon these three capital letters VPN. The questions that may have popped into your mind are: What does VPN stand for? What does a VPN do?… Continue reading →
This is a breakdown of a typical day in the life of a TEFL teacher. I chose Tuesday as it’s my busiest day so it gives you a better view of what it’s like day to day. Most days I would have fewer lessons than this, so if it seems like a lot don’t worry!… Continue reading →
When you are a TEFL English teacher and you live on campus you might not need an alarm. Every morning, except for terrible pollution thunderstorms or other acts of God, the children will come out and proudly sing the national anthem at the tops of their voices.
Check out the video below to see it:
What do you think about this? A valuable display of patriotism or militant brainwashing starting at an early age?
Give your thoughts in the comments!
“It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha The Big Buddha at Leshan or Leshan Dafo certainly lives up to its name, it’s huge! Its total height reaches 71 meters (221ft) and it was built over one thousand years ago. 71 meters sounds tall but doesn’t really give you the true impression of… Continue reading →
One of the most potentially scary parts of getting a Chinese work visa is the medical check. Hospitals aren’t usually the most welcoming place, and then add to that the fact you might not speak the language? Uh oh… But don’t worry, if I can do it then you certainly can. Here’s my handy to… Continue reading →
Being from the UK, my experience of the concept of Scientology comes exclusively from media such as the internet, TV, and films. As far as I know, before coming to the USA I had never even met a real life Scientologist and everything I did know about it was negative or portrayed in… Continue reading →
Ikea in China – Where the notion of ‘try before you buy’ is taken almost too literally. China. Welcome to a land where old ladies will elbow you in the groin as they rush to get a seat on the metro, and the concept of first come first served seems to be unheard of. Within… Continue reading →
Usually, illegal parties contain an illicit cocktail of sex drugs and rock and roll. This party had none of the above. Roll all the way back to when I first came to China, I was fresh off the boat (not literally, I flew here) and super naïve. I had made a few friends already,… Continue reading →