Christmas can be an expensive time of year for everyone and if you like to spend the festive season abroad, your costs can really mount up. From the cost of presents to hotel bookings and travel, there’s no doubt that going abroad over the Christmas holidays often requires some careful budgeting.
Christine Thompson, originally from New Hampshire, has taught EFL for the past 20 years in the Kansai Area of Japan, as well as in the Slovak and Czech Republics. She currently works as Director of Studies for Threshold Training Associates and as Lead Trainer and Career Placement Specialist for TEFL International Prague. Today she gives her take on living and working in Prague.
We have finally added some new vacancies to our Jobs Abroad Bulletin site: www.jobsabroadbulletin.co.uk. Links direct to some of the latest vacancies can be found here.
We added new vacancies to JAB just before the weekend. PGL's need for a cook to join their catering team at Domaine de Segries, an activity centre in the Aredche region of southern France, is our top job this week. We are also highlighting teaching positions in Prague and China.
Keeping yourself on a tight budget means you can travel longer. Because of its limitations you take different opportunities, meet people you wouldn’t find otherwise, and generally see a world those travelling with lined-pockets can’t. It only goes to say that the shoestring way is the better one right? So says Andrew Fraieli, author of this week’s guest post.
We have just added some new vacancies to the Jobs Abroad Bulletin. Our top job this month is with Travel for Teens, who are looking for qualified candidates to be trip leaders on programmes throughout Europe.
We’ve recently joined up with VIPKID to offer the readers of our Jobs Abroad Bulletin the opportunity to make a roving living teaching English online to children in China. Part of the reason we did so was thanks to Kathryn Smith, our guest writer today. Though she has found a number of interesting roles to finance her travels, from teaching in Korea to working on a private yacht, she describes working for VIPKID as “hitting the jackpot.”
Phillip Garlick is Head of Commercial at the travel money provider H&T. He shares his top picks of the countries you can travel to affordably this year.
We have just added some new vacancies to the Jobs Abroad Bulletin. Our top job this month is the opportunity to earn $2000/month teaching English online to children in China.
Articles and posts by or about travellers working online.