Huachen International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hangzhou
... tired to care anymore, has taught me not to take things so seriously with work and enjoy the experience and suddenly I have more confidence in my Chinese speaking ability and am not stressing about things as much.
Classes are going well, but the amount of classes I am being given is now bordering on ludicrous. Not only am I teaching from 8.30am-9pm most days, I am now being given classes on weekends, both Saturday and Sunday. ...
I've been in China for almost three weeks now and it's been very interesting! Everything is completely foreign and difficult. Most of the restaurants have picture menus which really helps when trying to order food because then you can just point. However, you then have to guess what exactly is in each meal and what meat it is.
Crossing the street is a cross between Frogger and American Gladiators. There is no right of way between ...
... I can only guess that most people here dry themselves with hand towels. I managed to get Will, Ian and Lee to help me buy a bed sheet and pillow in the evening, which must have been a quite a sight because it took 4 of us 15 minutes asking about bedsheets, and a lot of laughing by the poor supermarket lady and we ended up walking out with a canvas mat, and a pillow which I discovered later was stuffed with hay. The boys said they all use mats ...
... to see people playing them on their phones while walking, eating, or on the bus. Ian is a funny, funny man. Everything he does is so passionate. He can't speak English, but will enthusiastically try to explain things to me in Chinese, of which I understand very little, enthusiastically play computer games, or get something to eat or drink, I do my best to try not to laugh, but he is a good guy I can tell that much. The whole scenario ...
... dirty yet tasty meat skewers and cold beer. I was pretty exhausted after being in a plane all day so went to bed soon after.
While in Hangzhou, I will be both studying at Chinese School, and teaching at English school. Both are at different locations in the city, but are part of the same company. I'm not exactly sure what the balance will be for me yet and the first few days will probably be spent on sorting that out.
This morning started ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services