Electric Scooter in Beijng: Two Months on…
Electric Scooter - I’ve been an owner for less than two months now and for the most part, it’s been a great experience and I would highly recommend everyone to get one. Here are some good reasons to buy an electric scooter if you’re thinking of joining the e-scooter revolution.
Unfortunately, I’ve recently been the unlucky victim of theft when my electric scooter batteries were stolen while it was parked outside my work. Nothing more annoying and frustrating after a hard day in the office to find your batteries for your scooter are gone. As a result, I was faced with two options when I discovered my batteries were stolen:
Top 10 Reasons to Buy an Electric Scooter
I have recently taken the plough and got myself an electric scooter to avoid my current daily commute in Beijing, which was starting to annoy me due to the sheer number of people that use the bus and subways during the weekdays. Electric scooters (e-scooters) and electric bikes (e-bikes) are pretty common in Beijing because they are reasonably cheap to buy and maintain. And with so many cars in the city of Beijing, having an e-scooter or e-bike to waive in and out of traffic makes sense. Here are top ten reasons to buy an electric scooter or electric bike:
Cheap international calls – what I use to call home
Living and working aboard can make calling home really expensive, especially if you don’t have a landline number and rely solely using a mobile phone. I am solely dependent on my mobile phone for communicating with my friends in China and when calling home to the UK. So what service do I use?
Daily commute in Beijing – hate it!
My daily commute in Beijing on the weekdays involves the following routine:
- 20-30 minute bus journey that takes me straight to my work place in the mornings
- 30 minute subway in the evening to my apartment in the evenings
So why do I use two different transportation links for the morning and evening Beijing commute?
6 Tips on how to find a decent expat job in China
Me and a friend were chatting the other night and we were discussing how (in our opinion) how the China market is flooded with “English” teachers. The only qualification you need to “teach English” is that the language is your native tongue and preferable have a non-Asian looking face (Yes, some schools and students have a criteria for this). Unless you work for a reputable school over here, teaching English over here just basically means meeting someone for a couple an hours a week and chatting to them in English. Sounds like easy money, right?