Eating out in Zhenjiang

Food

by Kim Ooi

I’ve taught English in many cities in China. None have had such a wide range of eating out options that I’m currently enjoying in Zhenjiang. My campus at Jiangsu University is surrounded by an impressive range of restaurants and hawker...

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

Food

by Mike Cairnduff

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

by Kim Ooi

Few people would say that they want to teach abroad in order to try new foods. I think this is a vastly overlooked aspect of working as a TEFL teacher, particularly in Asian countries like China. China has a diverse and fascinating range of dis...

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11 ways to use chopsticks correctly

Food

by Mike Cairnduff

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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