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Five Reasons to Teach in China after University

May 3rd, 2018|

By Jessica Addington Ever since I can remember, I have been a planner. I would plan my week ahead of time, plan my summer and [...]

Visiting Vietnam during Festival Season

April 25th, 2018|

By Michelle Power Vietnam has long been an interesting and exotic travel destination. There is so much diversity to this amazing country, no matter where [...]

Teaching in the Ancient Cities of China

April 13th, 2018|

By Jessica Addington There is no doubt about it, China is a country filled with big cities. That was one of the first things I [...]

Tomb Sweeping Day in China

April 4th, 2018|

Tomb Sweeping Day is probably the most common English translation of the Chinese word, 清明节 or Qīngmíng Jié. Like other Chinese holidays, it has many [...]

Teaching in China: Finding an Apartment

March 30th, 2018|

By Cody Hoffman So, you’ve arrived in China, your VISA is good to go, you’ve got a teaching job lined up, and everything is more [...]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Home or Abroad

March 15th, 2018|

To get a feel for how a major city celebrates, it's probably a good idea to visit around St. Patrick's Day. March 17th is not [...]

Spotlight on Ho Chi Minh City

March 8th, 2018|

By Michelle Power Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon, as it used to be called, is famous for its charm, chaos, coffee, pho, traffic and, [...]

How To Spend Your Chinese New Year

February 2nd, 2018|

By Jessica Addington I knew how I was spending my Chinese New Year before my school even told me the dates for the holiday. Shameful [...]

Typical Salaries for ESL Teachers in Asia

January 30th, 2018|

An important question for anyone considering teaching English overseas is how well does it pay? Whilst for most teachers financial reward is rarely the main [...]