Are you looking to teach English in China in 2023? Wondering if you need a TEFL to teach in China? Or perhaps you just want to know how to find a good ESL job? Below I'd like to share with you a simple 5-step process that will help you understand what qualifications you need, how to find a good ESL job in China and how to negotiate your teaching contract. Enjoy! Before I started teaching … [Read more...] about Teach English in China | 5 Steps to Find a GREAT ESL Job in 2023
Do you need to file US taxes as an English teacher in China? Having taught English and filed taxes many times from China, in this guide I'd like to turn a complex answer into something easy to understand. Do you need to file US taxes as an expat and if so, what do you need to know to file? I remember my first year teaching in China. I had no intention to file taxes back home since I already … [Read more...] about U.S. Taxes for English Teachers in China | 2023 Guide
Do you need a TEFL certification to teach English in China? As you consider a job as an English teacher in China, it helps to understand what they require and what influences your potential salary. As somebody who has taught English and lived in China for over 10 years, I'd like to share with you what I've learned. Once you start looking around for teaching jobs here in China you'll … [Read more...] about Do I Need a TEFL to Teach English in China in 2023?
How can you get China SIM cards? And which China SIM card is best? While some travelers have the option to activate the international roaming on their home country phone plans, that’s either really expensive or not a good option for those who will be in China long-term. The best solution is to get your own Chinese SIM card. Here's how. Having traveled around Asia for over 15 years, I highly … [Read more...] about Best China SIM Cards | Ultimate 2023 Guide
For first time visitors to China, the act of actually choosing a hotel can be extremely stressful. Unless you have a travel agency making the choice for you, it feels a bit like Russian roulette: you just don’t know what you’re going to get! Are there tricks to help you choose the best China hotels online before you arrive? The short answer is 'yes', and here's how. The fear of choosing a bad … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Best Hotel in China Before You Arrive (4 Easy Steps)
Is it possible to use Airbnb in China in 2023? As a foreigner, there's an obvious appeal to staying in a local home instead of a hotel, but it's not always clear whether China allows this kind of homestay experience. For this reason, it's important to discuss not only how to use Airbnb in China, but also whether or not you even should (and what your alternatives are). Airbnb has invested … [Read more...] about Airbnb in China 2023 | Foreigner’s Guide to China Homestays