Due to the language barrier and cultural differences from the West, the prospect of visiting China is intimidating and often overwhelming to many would-be travelers. Thanks to smartphones, translation programs, and increased access to apps that were once exclusively Chinese, it has never been easier for foreign travelers to explore this ancient and diverse country. Download these 6 must-have apps for travel in China before boarding your flight (your app store may or may not work without a VPN in China) and you’ll be able to communicate, navigate, book flights, trains, and hotels, and make purchases with ease.
Alright, so there are some places where it’s totally easy to avoid using plastic. And then there’s China- a country so reliant on single-use plastics, that it’s not uncommon to see a woman double wrap her apple in a plastic bag, and then sit down and eat it not even five minutes later.
Your year overseas can often be one of the best years of your life. You meet new friends from all over the world, travel far more than you ever did, experience a new culture, learn a language, and develop new skills in a fun and rewarding job. And there is nothing more satisfactory than feeling you’ve accomplished what you wanted after your year is complete!
If you’ve decided to pursue that dream of teaching English abroad you’ve probably realised you need to look into a TEFL qualification, but there are so many options out there it’s hard to know where to start. This post will present a few options so you can explore which TEFL course is right for you.
Finding the right job and the right ESL school for you is tough. But finding the right job for yourself when you’re thousands of miles away is even tougher! There are so many ESL schools to choose from, but many leave much to be desired once you arrive. Just how do you go about finding the right one for you? Here we give you 7 things to look for in an ESL school!