Living in Altinkum, Didim, Turkey

Dallas Dyson: Why I Live in… Altinkum

It’s time for a new season of interviews where we ask expats just why they live where they do. First up is Dallas Dyson, a writer and animal lover who divides her life between a village in scenic Devon and Altinkum, or Tinky Town as the resort part of Didim is also known to expats and tourist visitors.Read More
Paid and Volunteer Jobs Abroad Vacancies

Caretaker/handyperson in SW France

We are looking for help end of August onwards. This is an unusual assignment for our property in SW France.We plan to start a livery for barefoot horses and are looking for a trustworthy and caring mature couple or single person with no children or pets to help us get our property back into order and then help with the maintenance. If all went well this would be a longer term assignment.

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Volunteer with big cats in Thailand

Volunteer With Big Cats in Thailand

The Safari Park Volunteer Initiative where we spent a few days last year helping out as volunteers has begun a new programme focused on training the adolescent lions, tigers and leopards in its care.Read More
Paid and Volunteer Jobs Abroad Vacancies

English Teacher Required to Support an English and Drama Summer School in Tuscany.

We are looking for English teachers to support an English and drama summer school for one week in Tuscany. You will be responsible for teaching classes of approximately 15-20 Italian primary or secondary students, with the emphasis being on learning through fun activities. You will be required to support the drama teacher in helping students learn their lines, explaining the meaning of words and even running scenes and songs in your own class time. There may be the occasional sports class that you will need to lead too.

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Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Chiang Mai, Thailand

A travel photo of Songkran in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Read More
Paid and Volunteer Jobs Abroad Vacancies

Volunteer Veterinary Profesionals, Vet Students and Animal Lovers Wanted in Zanzibar

Zanzibar Animals Affection Society (ZAASO) is a community-based, registered, non-profit organization that provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue, and veterinary treatment and services to animals in need. ZAASO welcomes international veterinary students and graduates to assist with the general running of existing programs and overseeing the set up of educational programs.Read More
Jobs Abroad and Working Overseas

JobSpy: Operations Manager at Wildlife Sanctuary

This project is looking for two operations mangers to oversee a crew of 4-12 interns from 1 September to 1 December, 2014 (application deadline: 1 August, 2014). The selected candidates will manage and operate the wildlife rehabilitation centre and on-going scientific projects at the sanctuary while directing the development of interns. Managers receive free room and board plus stipend (varies according to experience).Read More
Trafalgar Square, London

Photos of People Taking Photos of… Trafalgar Square

While standing on the Kwai Bridge unable to get a single shot of the bridge without someone’s great bonce in the way we came up with the idea for this feature: taking photos of other tourists taking pictures of their friends. Read More
Jobs Abroad and Working Overseas

JobSpy: Maintenance Man/Driver for Ski Resort

Powder White are looking for highly competent and skilled trandes people to join our resort teams for Winter 2014/15. You Will need to be proud of being a highly acclaimed and knowledgeable Ambassador of our company as your role requires you to work on the front line in a regular customer-facing role. Whether you are doing two transfers a day to Geneva or Chambery or whether you are re-plumbing a loo or re-fixing a shelf, you will need to be calm, well-presented and professional at all times.Read More
Bad experience Teaching English in Korea

James Benge’s TEFL Torment

You’ve got your ticket and a job abroad lined up. What can go wrong? Well, lots of things can and sometimes we like to present a reminder that working abroad isn’t all puppies and pie. This cautionary tale from James Benge originally appeared in TWT when it formed the magazine section of our Overseas Job Centre site:

“This is just a short warning emphasising the need for people who are going to teach abroad to check their contracts. This is due to a recent trip to South Korea where my plan was to stay for twelve months being cut short after only six weeks...

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