I normally don’t publish guest posts but today I’ve made an exception. JY is a good friend of mine who recently completed TTC (Teach and Travel China) with i-to-i. I actually remember wanting to do this programme back in 2011, but couldn’t find a review of it anywhere! So, I’ve decided to publish this recap of

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These days studying Chinese in China is like the new Macarena – everyone is doing it. Students from literally every corner of the world, many of them fresh out of high school are laying down around $6,000 – $10,000 a year for housing and language tuition at Chinese universities. But what if I told you

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Shanghai feels like the centre of the universe these days. There are students and professionals from literally every corner of the world, a new skyscraper seems to go up every hour and the city blows up every weekend with too many events, parties and festivals to count. The city has undergone a complete transformation in

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