Tag Archives: Sichuan

No Experience Necessary


My name is Casey and I worked as a foreign teacher in China for three months.  I have been invited by Tom to provide a traveler’s account over the next few weekends of my previous experience in China and share … Continue reading

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Last Train Home – Movie Review


Last Train Home claims to be a documentary about migrant workers heading home for Spring Festival, but it is so much more than that. The director opted to focus on a single family, whose parents work in Guangdong province, while … Continue reading

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Does Anybody like the Chengguan?


For those of you reading this outside of China, it’s important to understand that China has probably close to a dozen different kinds of police. There are traffic police, railway police, bus police and countless others. When there is a … Continue reading

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