Italki Student Review | Get a Language Tutor on the Cheap-side

    Getting a tutor for anything – whether it be a piano teacher or a language tutor – in a western county in say Australia or America is pretty expensive! Being on the financially conservative side that I am, it … Read More

Housing in China Guide: Apartments, Hutongs & Dorms

  Finding suitable short-term accomodation in China can be challenging, even for the most experienced of China-hands. The language barrier is only a small problem. The bigger challenge is finding accommodation which ticks all the boxes, including affordability, location and a sit-down toilet! … Read More

Beginners guide to studying Korean in Australia or outside Korea on a shoestring budget

K-pop, Gangnam style and the recent Korean wave of popular culture have turned the spotlight on the former Hermit Kingdom. The Korean wave has spurned a small but growing band of foreigners learning Korean. However, the Korean language still falls … Read More

Why 6am and daily morning rituals is key to learning a language

  Working 9-6 every day in Beijing and the 40-minute commute to and from work, alongside half a dozen other weekly commitments doesn’t augur well for language study. After leaving Seoul six months ago, my Korean language skills have dropped off dramatically … Read More

Korea Summer School Programs 2019

  Summer school is probably not on top of most young people’s mind when they think of summer, but trust us summer school in Seoul is something you’ve got to do! Imagine yourself in July next year knocking back Korean Soju with classmates, … Read More

How to prepare your resume and interview for jobs in China

  China is the world’s most populous nation and ‘queuing up’ or ‘queue-jumping” is almost a national sport. Whether it be lining up for baozi in the morning or applying for a graduate job with KPMG, nothing in China comes … Read More

Why you don’t need to worry about an honours degree to work in Asia

  The Honour’s degree system in Australia is a popular option for undergraduate students but unfortunately the benefits are difficult to transfer as a job seeker in Asia. In fact, the extra year could well be delaying the start of your career. This … Read More

How to find internships & non-teaching jobs in China

  The most logical step to finding internships and non-teaching jobs in China is to sift through online job boards or connect with HR recruiters. But for those looking to bypass the competitive online job market, this article looks at how to hack the … Read More