From classroom to kitchen: how a Beijing expat turbocharged his career in China

Food

April 25, 2018

Preston Thomas has been teaching English in China since 2011. In a bold career move, this entrepreneurial expat has just opened up a new restaurant in Beijing called The View 4109. I had a chat with Preston to find out about his time teaching in C...

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A guide to the types of eggs that you can eat in China

Food

April 27, 2017

Ask people why they’re attracted to a career in teaching English overseas and you will get many different answers. Some might say it’s because of the adventure, the chance to travel, to learn about foreign cultures, to pick up a new la...

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11 ways to use chopsticks correctly

Food

December 21, 2014

Although Chinese people tend to be forgiving if you’re unfamiliar with their customs, they will appreciate you trying to follow some basic table manners and food etiquette. When you’re invited to someone’s home for a meal, knowin...

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