Top 5 Places to Visit in Mainland China

Studying Chinese in Shanghai or Beijing for a couple of months offers the perfect opportunity to do some traveling to the top places to visit in Mainland China. Whether you’re taking Intensive Chinese Classes or doing an internship in one of these two cities, the travel possibilities for a fun weekend are endless!   Mount [...]

How to Survive Your First Day in China: A Full Guide, from the Airport to Your Hotel Room!

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Volunteer at International Culture Event in Xi’an

From Sep 26th to Oct 7th 2015, Xi'an City will host an International Culture Event. 
In order to provide a better service to foreign visitors and create a better understanding of foreign culture for the local people, the exhibition company would like to recruit 4 volunteers (2 male and 2 female). Contact us if you like to join.

By |September 7th, 2015|Chinese Culture, Travel|0 Comments

How to get around in China

China is a vast country, full of interesting historical heritage, wonderful landscapes and intriguing people. Once you’ve set foot in the country, most of you wouldn’t want to stick to the few streets surrounding your hotel or guesthouse. So let’s start moving around.


By |July 30th, 2015|Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

How To Survive Your First Days In China

I'm an alien,
I'm a legal alien;
I'm a wàiguórén 外国人 (foreigner) in China.

By |June 3rd, 2015|Tips and Guides, Travel|1 Comment

Fund my Trip to China

We all know that students are typically a bit short of money, and going abroad usually costs a lot. Now, there are many ways to finance your trip to China. Of course you can find a job and safe your well-earned salary, empty your banking account (but hey, nobody likes to do that) or do whatever is in your power to fund your trip. Apart from your own efforts, we are pretty sure your friends and family would be more than happy pursuing your dream of going abroad!

By |December 20th, 2012|Tips and Guides, Travel|1 Comment

Winter in China – Skiing

Now that we did the cultural part, how about something sporty? The most popular sport in winter might be skiing, especially when you are from a mountain area. When being abroad you don’t want to miss out on that, and – lucky you! – you don’t have to! You actually can go skiing (and snowboarding, of course) in China.


By |November 20th, 2012|Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

8 ways to fund your trip to China

You’ve decided to come to China, but you don’t have enough money yet? Then it’s time to do a little fundraising! Here are some ideas that might help you get the money you need to fund your trip.

Clean up and cash in: You’ll probably have a lot of stuff that you don’t use anymore. So clean up your house and sell your possessions on EBay. If you have some more time you can even organize a big yard sale.

By |May 3rd, 2012|Tips and Guides, Travel|0 Comments

Must See in Shanghai

Planning a visit to come to Shanghai or already here and not sure what to visit? Here are some suggestions:

By |March 28th, 2012|Chinese Culture, Tips and Guides, Travel|3 Comments

Hiking the Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Huanghuacheng is a village located in the north of China. The town is famous for being close in proximity to a section of the Great Wall that was built during the Ming Dynasty. The town is split into parts by lakes with some parts even being immersed in water, making it unique from other sections of the Wall. It's also named after the sea of yellow flowers that bloom in the summer, “huang hua” in Chinese.

By |November 15th, 2011|Hutong School, Travel|0 Comments