1. Housing Options in China

    If you’re coming to China to teach English with a Top Notch ESL school, you’ll need some sort of housing. (Unless you’re the outdoorsy type and are bringing a tent. Hey, whatever floats your boat.) In a previous post, we wrote about some great tips for finding and using an agent to locate your…Read More

  2. Chinese Valentine’s Day

    You may be surprised to find out that China celebrates two Valentine's days. The seventh day of the seventh month of the Chinese calendar (usually sometime in August) is a romantic holiday known as both Qi Xi Jie (seventh evening festival) and Chinese Valentine's Day. Like many Chinese holidays, t…Read More

  3. Dragon Boat Festival

    Happy Dragon Boat Festival aka Duan Wu Jie! Perhaps the best part of this holiday is the fact that most companies will offer their employees a three day weekend. China has quite a few national holidays and it takes quite a while to learn the history and legends behind each one. However, if you're…Read More