Teaching abroad in China is an incredible experience. You have the ability to make money, explore a new culture, and challenge yourself to have the adventure of a lifetime! However, making the move to Mainland China is definitely not easy. Whether you’re on the fence about teaching abroad, or you’re trying to choose between China and another country, these are my 10 main reasons why teaching abroad in China is amazing!
Zhang Mama is dirty, crowded, the staff are kind of rude (with a few exceptions) and the menu is only in Chinese characters. But WOW is the food here good. There’s a reason why you’ll need to wait an hour for a table most evenings.
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. I get it, Chinese food can be scary. But when I meet people who ‘ve been to China and say they hated the food, I have to say, it breaks my heart a little. Yes, Chinese food in China is very different from the […]
I’ve been living in China for about four years now, and I couldn’t help but notice that most China travel itineraries are always the same: Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong… or maybe Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi’an. If by some miracle Xi’an is included, most people stop by for a maximum of two days, see the […]
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. I love Chinese food: steamed dumplings, fiery Sichuan, hearty Peking duck, cheap jianbing pancakes… you name it! But for some reason, I always hear horror stories of people who visit China and hate the food. What is this? This isn’t the Chinese […]
Is it just me, or does the quality of Asian coffee differ wildly from country to country? Some places like Vietnam and Cambodia are known for incredible brews, but others like China… not so much. I’m always excited to try new delicacies from each place I visit, and as a coffee-addict, local coffee is no […]
I just couldn’t get enough of India this week! I think you all know I’m obsessed with Indian food, so when fellow travel blogger Rohit offered to write about Indian cuisine I couldn’t say no! The following is a guest post written by Rohit of Trans India Travels. “There is no sincerer love than the […]
The following is a guest post from Claire of Travelito! Malaysia is one of my favorite destinations in SE Asia, so when Claire offered to write a post about her favorite things to do in this diverse country, I couldn’t say no! Also, I’ve been inspired to feature Malaysia a bit more because my parents […]
As many of you already know, I love getting to know the locals when I travel just about as much as I love trying a country’s authentic cuisine. While I’ve eaten dinner in many Chinese homes, I’ve never done a homestay while traveling. Frankly, I’ve never even come across a way to find one. That’s […]
I’ve been living in China for exactly two years and three months. Basically, I’ve lived here on and off since the start of 2012. By the standards of a twenty-three (almost twenty-four) year old, I’ve been here forever. While a part of me is ready to move to a new country next year, another part knows just […]