What to do in Chengdu if you’ve only got a few days

Places

September 30, 2018

I recently spent four days in Chengdu. I absolutely loved it! Most people who come to this part of China visit the panda research centre. But there are plenty of other cool things to do in and around Chengdu. So here’s my list of what to...

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What are the top 10 cities to visit in China?

Places

September 05, 2018

What are China’s top 10 tourist cities? According to a study issued by Jiemian and Toutiao (note: sites are in Mandarin), Shanghai is one of the best places to visit in China. But it doesn’t come out on top!...

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The top 10 things to do in Fuzhou (from an expat who lived there)

Places

May 22, 2018

Fuzhou is a city in the southeast of China, not far from the coast and almost directly opposite Taiwan. Few tourists come to Fuzhou. It’s just an ordinary city with people going about their lives, and yet that doesn’t mean there aren&...

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Is it better to visit China’s cities or villages?

Places

August 21, 2017

Becoming an English teacher in China is most certainly rewarding in itself. But when your feet start to explore this beautiful and diverse country it’s as though you’ve walked into multiple worlds. From towns with ancient ruins to metr...

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Is Sichuan province the most beautiful place to teach English in China?

Places

April 08, 2017

My first and third years in China were spent teaching at Sichuan University of Arts & Science in Dazhou, Sichuan province, central China. Of all the places that I have taught in China, I have done the most sightseeing in Sichuan. It’s ar...

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