Renting an apartment in China When you’re going to China there might be a couple of things you’re wondering or worrying about, especially when you’re not a very experienced traveler or expatriate. Of course you focus first on the job, its pros and cons – is it worth it for you to move to the... Continue Reading
One of the most interesting questions we get at China Plus about the year to spend abroad teaching is what kind of class you’re gonna teach. There’s not a clear-cut answer to give. A curriculum is provided, but how you design your class is really up to you. We always say that if you want, you... Continue Reading
It is recommended to have prior knowledge about giving and receiving gifts in China before you go to China. Giving and receiving gifts is an important element in the Chinese culture, there is an etiquette involved. Some gifts you should not give at all, and some gifts are only acceptable in certain circumstances.
As many of you know, Christmas is not an official holiday in China. The simple reason for that is that Christmas is a Christian holiday and are there barely any Christians in China. Since China became more capitalistic over the last decades, Christmas festivities are more and more present these days. The fun thing is:... Continue Reading
For our teachers in Chinese public schools their two month holiday in January and February is coming up. A good reason for most of them to travel around. The teachers in the North are already be accustomed to the low temperatures and winter life, for the teachers located South of Beijing there’s a whole new... Continue Reading