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The Best Places To Teach English in Asia And Have The Time Of Your Life

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Teaching English abroad is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in the lives of many million people. With the right qualifications and mindset, the world can truly be your oyster when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language. Due to globalization and English being the most used language for international business […] Read more…

The Compact Xi’an Itinerary

Hands down, Xi’an is one of my favorite places I’ve traveled to in China. The city has something so unique and special about it that you simply cannot find anywhere else! Due to its boom in the Tang Dynasty, when Arabian and Persian traders carried on business and settled in the city, the Muslim influence is […] Read more…

The Best Compact Shanghai Itinerary

Are you traveling to China and want to see as many awesome places as you can in a short time? If so, you probably shouldn’t spend too much time exploring Shanghai, China’s second largest metropolis, and rather invest more time in admiring China’s natural beauties such as the marvelous karst hills in Guilin or the […] Read more…

How I Built a Relationship with My Chinese Mother-in-Law

Today’s guest post was written by Jocelyn Eikenburg from Speaking of China. She’s an experienced blogger and writer and has written pieces for the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post. When I traveled Hangzhou during Chinese New Year 2015, she and her husband even found time to meet up with me and have dinner together. She’s […] Read more…

My Year 2015 In 12 Instagram Photos

I’m slowly getting used to saying “bye bye 2015” and am looking back on what happened this year. I got to live in China, travel around the country, see Luang Prabang in Laos, Fukuoka in Japan and moved to South Korea! I achieved a lot of great things and was very active on social media about it, […] Read more…

10 Places in Asia To See Before You Die

Asia has become more and more attractive for people from the West to travel to or backpack in. It’s relatively cheap to get around and the cultures are so different from back home that travelers are simply stunned by amazement. There is an endless number of amazing places to see in Asia but these following […] Read more…

How To Explore Lijiang in 48 Hours

How To Explore Lijiang in 48 Hours

The city of Lijiang is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Yunnan province, China. This isn’t a coincidence regarding the city’s beauty, charm and cultural value. After traveling the ancient city of Dali, I only spent a day and a half in this beautiful place. Now, I know how to make to most out of […] Read more…

The Best Of Old Town Dali in a Day

The Best Of Old Town Dali in a Day

When traveling in Yunnan, China’s beautiful Southwestern province, be sure to stop by Dali. The most interesting part of the city is Dali Ancient Town, built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It’s a beautiful old town city centre with local shops, restaurants, temples, towers and city wall. If you don’t have as much time to […] Read more…