If you're job choice is not industry specific, then I would consider language as the first factor when making your decision, and then cost of living as a close second. If you are interested in learning/using Mandarin Chinese, then avoid Hong Kong. You wont' get much of a chance to use it, and...(more)
This depends on whether you’re looking for a full on adventure in Asia, or a relaxing place to live, work, and save money. I’ve spent two years teaching in China, first in Qingdao and then in Shanghai. As a 21 year old college graduate, it was a shock to my system when I landed in...(more)
The most popular countries in which to teach in East Asia are easily China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. Each one has its pros and cons with regards to the jobs available, working standards, cultural rules, and a hundred other areas you should be aware of. Here’s our post on why teaching...(more)
Ten Things That Will Shock You About Visiting China
Greetings from Beijing, China! Today we have the ten things that will shock tourists about Chinese culture. These things will be particularly shocking for Westerners in China for the first time....(more)
Business travelers to China usually obtain an "F"-type visa. F visas are issued to travelers who are visiting China for business reasons, such as lectures, trade shows, short-term studies, internships, or general business, technological, or cultural exchanges.
According to the Guardian, Republican front runner Donald Trump has a less than favorable outlook from foreign countries, including China. One of the largest trade partners of the U.S., China has become an interesting talking point for Trump, who has expressed anxiety over the rather large...(more)
Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, and Southeast Asia take the top three seats for the most social networking users globally, with an accumulated 2.009 billion users.
Eastern Asia has the highest social media penetration rate at...(more)
This depends on whether you’re looking for a full on adventure in Asia, or a relaxing place to live, work, and save money. I’ve spent two years teaching in China, first in Qingdao and then in Shanghai. As a 21 year old college graduate, it was a shock to my system when I landed...(more)