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Guest Post – China Job Hunting Tips
Apr 24

Guest Post – China Job Hunting Tips
By reymund

If China has been on your bucket list for ages, but you feel financially insecure to set off for the adventure of a lifetime, maybe you should start thinking of working here. Nowadays, there is great demand for native English speakers, particularly in the larger…

China Wrap Up – Daily Average $33 Per Person
Dec 19

China Wrap Up – Daily Average $33 Per Person
By Dave and Vicky

Gearing up for some time in China? Here’s our “everything you need to know” China wrap up after two months traversing the country!

Dali Cooking School Review – Rice And Friends
Dec 17

Dali Cooking School Review – Rice And Friends
By Vicky

After my first cooking class abroad in Yangshuo, I knew I wanted to at least slip in one more before we left China. When I saw how highly rated Rice and Friends in Dali is on TripAdvisor my mind was set.

Off the Beaten Path in China – Lugu Lake
Dec 15

Off the Beaten Path in China – Lugu Lake
By Vicky

After hearing from Dave’s former colleague that Lugu Lake was an absolutely must see we made sure to pencil it into our itinerary. Definitely off the beaten path – there’s isn’t even that much information available about it.

43 Things You Didn’t Know About China
Dec 13

43 Things You Didn’t Know About China
By Vicky

See our list of random observations about Chinese people from two months traveling around China. We guarantee something here is going to surprise you!

Hiking The Tiger Leaping Gorge
Dec 10

Hiking The Tiger Leaping Gorge
By Dave

Tiger Leaping Gorge – Vicky and I have been looking forward to this hike ever since we read that it was once of the top 20 in the world. Still, in the back of my mind, after all the hiking we’ve done in China, Korea, and Japan

Dancing In Peoples’ Park In Chengdu
Dec 7

Dancing In Peoples’ Park In Chengdu
By Dave

The last few weeks have been a major time of reflection for me. It’s the type of reflection I’ve been hoping for. The type of life-changing, epiphany-esque thoughts that can bring about real change in a person’s life.

All I can say is – it’s about time.

Pandas in Chengdu
Dec 5

Pandas in Chengdu
By Vicky

“How will we know when to get off?” I asked.

“Are you kidding? Everyone on this bus is going to the same place. Let’s just get off when they all do.”

So we waited, and waited some more. Despite Dave’s confidence that all the Chinese grannies riding along with us were also headed for a morning outing to see the pandas, I was beginning to grow weary.

Interview With A Local – Larry from Wuhan, China
Dec 3

Interview With A Local – Larry from Wuhan, China
By Vicky

Welcome to our new series entitled “Interview With A Local”. Vicky and I have been discussing the need for more local representation on our blog and aim to have at least one local from every country we visit take part in an online interview where we ask the questions that have been driving us mad during our stay.

Hiking Jiuzhaigou National Park
Dec 1

Hiking Jiuzhaigou National Park
By Dave

After a miserable three days in Chengdu feeling like a shell of a human being, I mustered up the strength to board an 8 hour bus to Jiuzhaigou, a national park in China.

I had mixed emotions.

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