Tag: Beijing

How NOT to Find a Job Teaching English In China (Part 4)

This is part four of a four-part series about my experience finding a job and teaching English in China. To get the full story you should start at part one. I’m also planning a post titled “How to Find a Job Teaching English in China”, which will include advice on visas, agents, pay rates, and insurance. Looking […]

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How NOT to Find a Job Teaching English in China (Part 2)

This is part two of a four-part series about my experience finding a job, and teaching English in China. For part one click here.   Surprisingly, I slept like a baby, and was woken by the putrid smell of the mattress, where my face was squished and my mouth wide open. I braved the shower and […]

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How NOT to Find a Job Teaching English In China (Part One)

As most people know, my time in China has been a complete rollercoaster. I’ve decided to write about my experience finding a job here, so that anyone thinking about teaching English in China can learn what not to do. However if I wrote one post about my experience it would be well over 2000 words long, so I’ll be splitting […]

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Bucket List Adventure: Seeing the Great Wall of China

When I realized I’d been living in Beijing for six weeks and hadn’t seen the Great Wall I was a little embarrassed. Luckily my friend Phoebe invited me along for an overnight trip out to the wall, so I packed a bag and prepared to rub shoulders with a million of my closest Chinese friends. A lot […]

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Weird things in China: Staring at Foreigners

Why hello there! Yes it has been some time since my last post. China is still kicking my ass daily, but for now I’d like to talk about something else. Welcome to my new blog series. “Weird things in China”. Here I’ll discuss all the weird and wonderful things I experience as I live in […]

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