Visiting Qujing, Yunnan

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This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Yunnan’s second largest city, Qujing. Situated just an hour train ride east of Kunming, the city has some amazing scenery surrounding it. To the western side of the city there’s this giant pagoda that watches over the entire skyline a top one of the mountains that overlooks the urban area. The locals …

Children’s Day – Yuxi, Yunnan

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Once a year at my school, we always try to set a side a fun date for the children. Sometimes this means a Christmas party or a Halloween Party. This year however, we decided to do something in the summer time. We rented some space at the local athletic center in the city center and invited all 700 of our students …

Finding Your Own Housing in China

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It’s not unheard of for positions in the more developed cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou for the housing responsibilities to be left up to the teachers. This shouldn’t necessarily be taken as the sign of a less-than-par working situation – on the contrary, it very well could indicate that you’ve landed a job in a very comfortable, western-friendly setting where …