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If you plan to come to China to teach English with GT Union anytime in the near future, awesome! But moving to a new country is going to be challenging no matter where you live. Here are a few tips specifically for China expats to make your first year in China easier. Live with a roommateYour first few months or so in China will be way more fun and less difficult if you have a roommate, preferably a Chinese roommate. They can help with all kinds of practical problems like paying the utilities or you cell phone bill, dealing with the local police station, explaining problems at work, and deciphering Chinese signs and messages.More importantly, they can take you to the best places to eatRead More
Are you ready to truly live? To live life to the fullest like so many people claim to do? Then being a digital nomad is for you.The idea of living abroad might seem daunting at first, it was for me, but as the saying goes: ‘you can do anything you put your mind to.’ Living abroad is no different: the biggest thing is setting your mind on the goal of actually leaving.Where do you want to go? Tanzania in Africa where you can go on safaris, climb mountains, and layout on the beach all in one country? Maybe you want to experience city life in a different country: then Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia or a city in China might be for you. Maybe you want to learn a different language, or improve your spanRead More