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If you’ve decided to come to China to teach English and are living in a larger Chinese city such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chongqing, the subway or metro is the fastest, most affordable transportation option you will have. However, riding the subway on your own for the first time might be a bit intimidating. Here’s what you need to know to make things a lot easier.Finding the nearest subway stationThe best map app to use in China is Baidu maps. Baidu is the Google of China. However, currently there is no English version for their map app. To find the nearest subway station in yourRead More
[caption id="attachment_454" align="alignnone" width="714"] Getting a ride in China[/caption]When you first move to China to teach English, you may be amazed at how well China’s transportation system works all things considered. Imagine having to construct a system to safely get 1.4 billion people from point A to point B! It’s a huge job. While the transport system in China works relatively well, it can be a bit overwhelming for anyone new to China. Here’s a quick overview of the primary forms of transportation in China.Domestic flightsWhile it’s possible to book flights within China on any international travel website, you will find the best deals aRead More