Guest Blog: International Education – Why China is the Best Choice for Studying Abroad

The fastest-growing economy, the world’s top country right now and additionally, a nuclear power, China is all set to take over the world by storm of development if it already hasn’t. According to recent reports, China is the world’s second-largest economy in terms of gross domestic product coming up to a whopping approximate of 11 trillion [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|Studying, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Post Quarantine Pickup – Yoga

Whether you're stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you're probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don't blame you, it's crazy times now. [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|Hutong School, Tips and Guides|1 Comment

Post Quarantine Pickup – Home Workouts

Whether you're stuck in quarantine in China, stuck at home like the rest of the world, or just trying to get your life back to normal. We understand you're probably going stir crazy these days. Week one went from being super productive to now starting wine time at 11 AM. We don't blame you, it's [...]

By |April 21st, 2020|Tips and Guides|1 Comment

Guest Blog: 10 Tips for Foreign Students in China

Easily one of the most popular destinations in the world right now for foreign students to study in is China, and it has been for decades. The culture is amazing to immerse yourself in, the quality of the education system is coveted around the world, and there are courses available to suit any student from [...]

By |February 29th, 2020|Chinese Classes, Tips and Guides|2 Comments

Guest Blog: 11 Common Chinese Slang Words

Have you ever found yourself thinking and wondering what somebody meant when he or she used a certain phrase? For instance, if your friend told you to “belt up”, what does he or she mean? Or if he or she said you are “cheeky”. Although these phrases are pure English and you are from the [...]

Celebrating Christmas in China

The year’s ending again, which means the holidays are right around the corner. You may be craving some good old family time, roast beef and Christmas ornaments to get in the mood, but you happen to not be at home? No worries, turns out (most) Chinese cities have the same on offer during this special [...]

By |December 26th, 2019|Chinese Culture, Holidays and Festivals, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Don’t Get Ripped Off at the Market

Some of us have been living in China for decades, some of us for only a week. Either way, we have all been in that situation where we need to haggle and barter for something at some point. Want that Burberry scarf, but deciding that 100 Euro seems a tad excessive? Haggle with a guy [...]

By |November 28th, 2019|Chinese Culture, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Guestblog: 8 Best Ways to Learn Chinese Quick and Easy (like a house on fire)

We all know that learning Chinese isn’t the easiest thing one can do, in fact, some would say that it’s between the hardest. Chinese is indeed one of the hardest languages to learn but it’s by far not impossible to learn it even by your own. There are many things you can do to make [...]

Explore Zhengzhou, the Cradle of Chinese Civilization

Zhengzhou, the provincial capital of Henan, home to Shaolin Temple, and the birthplace of Chinese Civilization. What more could you ask for in a city? Zhengzhou was the first capital during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1027 BC) and is one of the Eight Ancient Capital cities. Modern day Zhengzhou serves as a major transportation hub in [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Hutong School, Tips and Guides, Travel|1 Comment

Celebrating the Best Chongqing Has to Offer

As one of China’s 4 municipalities, everything is bigger and hotter in Chongqing. Whether it’s the impressive mountainous area where the city is located, the temperatures during summer, or the spiciness of its hotpot. Formerly spelled Chungking, the city served as the de facto capital of the Republic of China during the Second World War. [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|Hutong School, Tips and Guides, Travel|1 Comment