1. Top Hangzhou Attractions

    Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province (which borders Shanghai) and is infamously known as being “Heaven on Earth”. The scenery in Hangzhou is simply breathtaking which makes it a dream place to teach English. The 9 million people already living in Hangzhou must consider themselves pretty …Read More

  2. Your First Week In China

    You’ve just spent a very long time on an airplane and arrived in China. Now what? If you’ve found a job teaching with a Top Notch ESL school, our team will have arranged for someone to pick you up from the airport and bring you to where you’ll be staying. If not, put on your walking shoes and …Read More

  3. China’s being overtaken!

    If you’re not currently in China, you may be unaware that China is suffering from an epidemic! It’s become so bad you can’t go anywhere without seeing somone who’s caught the bug. The bike-sharing bug that is. Bike-sharing in China began two years ago and has now reached epic levels of satur…Read More

  4. wechat

    Wechat is changing the world

    New arrivals to China may be shocked to discover that almost no one nowadays uses credit cards or cash to pay for things in China. Instead, they use a Chinese app called Wechat. Wechat is primarily a social media app but also has many other uses. You can buy train or plane tickets on Wechat, call a …Read More

  5. Spring Festival 2018

    Back to work already? Hang on! The holiday isn't over yet! China's Spring Festival actually carries on for a full 15 days each year and only officially ends on Lantern Festival. This year, Lantern Festival takes place on Friday, March 2. Wonder what Lantern Festival is all about? Check out our full …Read More