Our latest Reach to Teach Interview was with the always positive Lauen Tininenko. We caught up with her after just three months of her being away in China to see how her experience has been so far.
A weekend in Chengdu can take you in all sorts of directions and can be fitting for all kinds of travelers. It is important to plan what it is that you want to do ahead of time so I offer this guide as a little help along the way.
Winter in Chengdu has now arrived! In most parts of the world, it is already there and it has definitely graced Chengdu, China with its presence! Cold air, chilly walks, and bitter wind abound—winter is about the same here as it is everywhere else in the world.
When living abroad, there are no shortages to surprises! It seems there has been a new surprise to me in mainland China every day. Here are a couple I have noticed that stand out and happen more frequently than others.
The University in China that I am currently teaching at is far different to what I was doing before. My first job abroad was at a buxiban but I always wondered what the public schools and universities were like in Asia.
Entertainment in China is vast and interesting depending on where you are located and what your particular interests may be. The place is so huge that there should really be something for everyone.
My first week in China has been an interesting one, I decided to share with you, wonderful audience members, my experiences so far to try to prepare you a little for the rollercoaster that can be the first week.
I was heading to China the first ESL teaching go-around but never made it because my Visa didn’t work out—it turns out they changed a policy right before I was scheduled to head out. This time the policies did not change but it was still quite cumbersome. Here is my experience obtaining a Chinese Visa!