How to Use Wechat (Weixin)?

Scan the following QR to subscribe to ISAC Program For those who still are not familiar with, WeChat is a social network: it’s sort of halfway between WhatsApp and Facebook, with the dual purpose of dividing content on your dashboard besides communication via chat. WeChat is all this and much […]

Packing List for Teaching in China

  What To Pack For China? Teach in China could be one of the most life-changing decision you have made. However, that does not mean you need to pack a lot with you to China. With ISAC program, you will be picked up by your host school staff. Our suggestion? […]

The Postal System in China

The postal system in China is probably one of the cheapest and most efficient in the world. In this article, I am going to give a small description of the different needs, the sending possibilities that exist and the advantages and disadvantages of each service.   Shipments within China The […]

How to Use Taobao for Shopping?

Even though new applications and online shopping sites no longer offer Taobao as the only tool for purchases, it still remains one of the most preferential for online purchases. Just think about the success Taobao has each year with 11.11, which isn’t just a party for singles, but also a […]

How to Use Alipay in China

With the appearence of third-party payment, shopping and paying in China become more and more convenient. Among all the third-party payers, Alipay is the most popular and secure one. It can be applied on many occasions, like taking subway or bus, shopping online and even shopping offline. As a result, […]

How to Buy a Train Ticket in China

In this guide to traveling in China by train, you’ll find out how to buy a train ticket in China and what the different classes of Chinese trains are. You can only buy a train ticket starting from 20 days before your trip. You can’t do it too far in […]

How is Chinese Apartment Like?

When teaching as an ESL teacher in China, you can live in the apartment provided by your placement school, or to rent one outside the school. When you choose to live outside, your school provides housing allowence for part of your rent, and you yourself are responsible for the rest. […]