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Ways to Keep Busy While Teaching in Asia

Teaching in Asia is an adventure, but it is still a job. This means that over time, the luster of working in a new environment will wear off, and a ro
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Is There Life After Asia? What Next?

Teaching in Asia can be fun, profitable, and life-changing. Some people decide to live in Asia forever after getting a taste of the Orient, but many o
635 views | 7 months ago

Japan vs. China – Which One is Best For You?

Teaching in Asia is one way that underemployed Westerners can make good use of their college degrees. Many find themselves not only paying off their d
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How Teaching in Asia Can Turn Your Life Around

Let's face it: the job market in the United States is not what it used to be. People with education and skills are constantly being overlooked. B
456 views | 7 months ago

Mainland China vs. Hong Kong: Far East vs. East Meets West

China is most likely the easiest country to find a job teaching English in, making it attractive to Westerners from all over the world in need of work
426 views | 7 months ago

Top Nine Shocking Differences Between China and America

Modern Western culture has spread throughout the world, and as English teachers in China, it can be argued that we are helping to spread it. Some may
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Differences Between Japan and America

Compared to China, Japan is known for being more Westernized and modern. Despite this fact, Japan still has a culture of its own, and life there can b
353 views | 7 months ago

Foreign Privilege in the Chinese Classroom

Although China is considered a xenophobic country, foreigners often enjoy privileges that local Chinese people do not. The archetypal "loser back
332 views | 7 months ago

Teaching in Asia vs. Teaching in America

Teaching is a rewarding profession. Sure, the pay isn't all that great compared to some other occupations, but it certainly has its perks. The be
281 views | 7 months ago