Having moved from the UK to Wuxi in the Jiangsu province of China, we expected to feel like we’d moved to the Moon. Surprisingly however, the differences aren’t quite as dramatic as we first anticipated. Wuxi is an up and coming area, especially for Westerners with an ever increasing expat community. Downtown Wuxi is not dissimilar from any Western city and cleverly juxtaposes a modern world beside traditional ancient China – this becomes more visible as you move out toward the suburbs.
Some photos taken from our wander around Wuxi:
This is one of a series of videos recorded for i-to-i and ImmerQi to document our experiences here in China. Check out our China section for our insights into Chinese culture and our TEFL section for information on the internship process.