Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world
How I Taught English Abroad
The first time Charmaine Yip heard about teaching English she was at university. Since then teaching has taken her all over the world, including working as a language assistant in France and a program coordinator in Hong Kong.
An Honest Look at What Working Abroad After College is Really Like
Tarah spent her first seven months after graduation teaching English in Thailand and is currently working in a hotel in France. Her experiences have proven to be both the greatest challenge and the greatest decision she has ever made.
5 Tips To Avoid Shitty Situations As An ESL Teacher
ESL teaching is in Donovan Nagel’s opinion a better option than freelance writing or translation as a means to fund language immersion stays abroad. It does have its risks though.
Work in New Zealand with a WHV
Romain has been travelling and working abroad for six years, first in Europe, then Australia for a couple of years. Pauline asks him about where he went next, to New Zealand with a Working Holiday Visa, before getting the permanent residency.
How to Make a Small Fortune in the Islands
I think we all know the answer to this one. Tropical Crazy Bug sufferer Ashley Ladlie offers her advice to anyone thinking of running a business in the US Virgin Islands.
With gems such as ‘most foreigners in Japan with cool jobs are ashamed that they once had to teach English’ and ‘I’m ALWAYS hungry…’ sometimes a Twitter hashtag can provide the flavour of working and living abroad just as well as a blog post.
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