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China English Teaching Horror Stories

Jun 28, 2017 Comments(48)

Teaching English in China can be a risky venture, especially for inexperienced teachers who might fall victim to the more unscrupulous schools and administrators out there. Here we take a look at several horror stories which should illustrate what can happen when innocent English teachers fall into the wrong hands. ...Read more>>

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Jobs for Non-Native English Speakers in China HOT

Jun 15, 2017 Comments(5)

It is well known that native English speakers have an advantage when it comes to finding work in China – if nothing else, there’s always English teaching. However, what if you don’t come from one of the major English speaking nations, what if English is ...... Read More>>

5 Worst Chinese Cities for Foreigners to Live in HOT

Jun 01, 2017 Comments(10)

Oftentimes, as foreigners living in one of China's larger, more metropolitan cities, it's easy to become spoiled by all of the little conveniences. In Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and their metropolitan ilk, we're spoiled by our Carl's Jr. hamburgers, our ...... Read More>>

Trying to Make Sense of Sexual Harassment in China HOT

May 31, 2017 Comments(9)

Many expat women I know can’t recall ever being sexually harassed in China by a stranger. Some have told me ‘Chinese men wouldn’t dare.’ Yet, a recent string of reports of sexual harassment on metro systems suggests that some men here do in fact ‘dare ...... Read More>>

A Foreigner’s Guide to Buying Vehicles in China HOT

Jun 08, 2017 Comments(4)

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy a vehicle in China, but where to start? What do you buy and how do you buy it? Are you even allowed to as a foreigner? Let’s take a look and find out …... Read More>>

Say What? 10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Chinese Person HOT

Jun 14, 2017 Comments(7)

With so many taboos and traditions, social interactions can be a minefield in China. Although many are disappearing with time, there are still some things you just shouldn’t say in this country. Here are just a few: ... Read More>>

E-Bike Buyer’s Guide: Tips on Shopping for Electric Bikes in China HOT

Jun 12, 2017 Comments(1)

Although the popularity of e-bikes may have stemmed from the associated financial and environmental benefits, by joining the masses and buying one, you’ll also gain the freedom to explore the city at your leisure. ... Read More>>

Don’t Be an Outsider in China: Six Tips to Help You Fit In HOT

Jun 19, 2017 Comments(2)

You came all the way to China but most of your friends are English speaking expats. The Chinese friends you have managed to make are either your students or people who wish they were your students. You eat at the same place every day, usually a Western ...... Read More>>

Skip the Chinese Gym! Workout Routines You Can Do at Home HOT

Jun 23, 2017 Comments(3)

It's hard staying in shape, especially when the beck and call of China's various distractions get in the way—"Dinner at my favorite Sichuan place? Why, sure I'd love to join you after work instead of going to the gym!" But with the heavy food-and ...... Read More>>

Property Boom! A Guide to Buying Homes in China

Jun 05, 2017 Comments(2)

Some locals and foreigners have become filthy rich in Chinese real estate, as it always seems to keep going up. So, if you’re thinking about purchasing property here, or are settling down and need a roof over your head, there are definitely some things to ...... Read More>>

10 GIFs That Tell You Everything You Need To Know About Moving to China

Jun 26, 2017 Comments(4)

Relocating to China from a foreign country and can daunting and confusing. However, these 10 GIFs will will tell you exactly what to expect. ... Read More>>

How to Marry Another Foreigner in China

Jun 27, 2017 Comments(1)

A practical guide exploring the rules, regulations and tips for two foreigners getting married in China. ... Read More>>

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