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.
Cell phone’s in Chinese universities can be a bit of an issue. No cell phones in class is usually the key rule in college, but cell phone usage in some Chinese universities can be quite rampant. Some students say they study so hard in middle school, once they take their college entrance exams and make it to university, it’s party time!
Air pollution in China is something that you have probably heard stories about. It is common knowledge that places in China have particularly bad air pollution levels which can be very off-putting for some people.
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.
Discipline in a Chinese University takes on a different form to the discipline I was used to implementing in an ESL class. Most students at universities are very motivated and want to study very hard. However, you may find some students in your university have issues with discipline, motivation, or responsibility.