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Living in Yeoju

Brandon and Kelsey: Why I Live in Yeoju

Brandon and Kelsey are a teacher-artist duo travelling the world. Currently they are living and playing in South Korea and making short monthly documentaries about their lives and travels.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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Work exchange volunteer jobs in backpacker hostels

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 1: Europe, Asia and Africa

Working for your keep in a hostel is a good way of cutting down on expensive accommodation costs and circumventing local employment visa requirements. Though it can be a grey area many hostels are willing to provide unpaid work in countries where avenues for paid employment are closed.Read More
English language summer camp jobs in South Korea, Spain, France...

Work Abroad at English Language Summer Camps

Last Friday we highlighted working in summer camps but other countries also have summer camps but with the focus for participants centred more on learning English rather than sports and outdoor activities.Read More
Living in Seoul, South Korea

Sarah Shaw: Why I Live in… Seoul

A travel writer and artist, Sarah Shaw is currently enjoying her last remaining months as an expat in South Korea. She’s originally from Maine, but throughout the past six years has lived on four different continents, and spends her days getting lost, petting stray cats and embarrassing herself in foreign languages.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #6

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #5

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #4

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #3

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #2

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More