Connect authentic rural China with adventurous travelers (Fujian)

The Exchange

Locations: Fujian province, Yongding * Connecting with villagers and documenting their lives * Writing stories * Photography * Sharing ideas how to improve the experience for guests / locals


20 hours of help per week

Photography: Take, edit and provide amazing photos.

Content Writer: Write, edit and publish inspiring content.

Video Making: Create, edit and publish digital videos.

Social Media: Maintain and update social media channels.

What you get

3 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English or Intermediate Chinese

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

About Laojia: Laojia currently has 4 locations in rural China where we offer explorers a chance to immerse themselves in the communities we work with. By constantly investing in improving local relationships, increasing our local knowledge, creating better experience for guests & locals, we are able to provide a form of tourism we believe in, namely one where the barriers between guests and hosts are minimized, allowing for shared growth.